The Alfred Manta Ray.

The Alfred Manta, (Manta alfredi), one of the largest rays on the planet, is currently listed as vulnerable in eastern Australian waters with recorded individuals numbering in the few hundred.
Gary Cranitch’s awe-inspiring image is an important reminder that we still have much to do to ensure the survival of this beautiful species.
Image Credit: Photograph by Queensland Museum: Gary Cranitch
Source: Spectacular science photos nominated for 2014 Eureka Prize – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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My name is Rod Parham, Hot Metal Compositor. I was born in Adelaide, South Australia in 1947. Single with two children and a grandson. I Love History, Movies and Words.

3 Responses

  1. emzynelson

    Wow. What stunning photos and creatures. I totally agree with you, there is always much to do to ensure the survival of our planet.

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