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Flagship species for conservation: Manta rays, leatherback turtles

  • Robert Perryman and Ricardo F. Tapilatu
    Robert Perryman and Ricardo F. Tapilatu

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Manokwari | Wed, April 11, 2018 | 03:37 pm
Flagship species for conservation: Manta rays, leatherback turtles Unlike the grey sting rays which always sit on the bottom of sea and have poisonous tail, manta ray is harmless and playful. (Shutterstock/-)

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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