Divers 2024 program

Unveiling the Mysteries: Manta Rays and Their Conservation

Bex Carter

Sunday

12:00

Stage 4

This is what you can expect

Manta rays are undoubtedly among the most captivating creatures in our oceans, making them a diver's dream encounter. Despite their charm, our understanding of their lives is relatively recent, with much still to uncover about these giants' biology. In this presentation, we'll explore the mysterious world of manta rays, delving into intriguing aspects of their evolution, diet, reproduction, and global habitats. Additionally, we'll shed light on the challenges they face, from direct fishing industries to unsustainable tourism.

The discussion extends to the vital work of the Manta Trust, an NGO dedicated to researching and conserving these animals. We'll highlight conservation efforts, current status, and, crucially, provide insights for diverse on contributing to the long-term survival of manta rays globally.

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Bex Carter

Director of Operations of the The Manta Trust, an NGO dedicated to the research and conservation of manta rays, their relatives and their habitats globally.

Information Duikvaker 2023

Opening hours

February 1, 2025 from 10am - 6pm

February 2, 2025 from 10am - 5pm

Location
Expo Houten
Meidoornkade 24
3992 AE Houten

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