Flagship species for conservation: Manta rays, leatherback turtles
Robert Perryman and Ricardo F. Tapilatu
PREMIUM In West Papua’s Kepala Burung (Bird’s Head) seascape, conservationists are working with local scientists to protect some of the world’s most endangered marine species. Marine Megafauna Foundation (MMF) and University of Papua (UNIPA) have started a collaborative research program on two “flagship” species of marine megafauna — manta rays and leatherback turtles.&...
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