Reef Mantas or Giant Mantas? Source.
Reef Mantas are shown to engage in deep dives during the night.
Apparently, they are mostly targeting Plankton that ascends from the deep at night - but the authors speculate that occasional very deep dives to up to 400m are not for foraging but instead, a more efficient way of traveling.
Synopsis here, open access paper here.
Simply outstanding pic - click for detail! Source.
Mozambique is of course one of the epicenters of unsustainable Shark fishing, so encountering so many of the endangered Scalloped Hammers is a special treat indeed.
And here's another one!
My name is Viktor Hesselberg- Thomsen.
I am 19 years old, live in Fredensborg and graduated buzzer 2013. In
my gap year I came to Fiji for six weeks with the organization Projects Abroad to work on a project that aims to protect and conserve sharks
primarily here in the South Pacific . We do this by collecting data to hajforskere , develop educational