Mysterious Manta Rays of Florida

About the Event

Did you know that Florida’s coastal waters are home to both a rare manta ray nursery habitat and a large seasonal aggregation of adult manta rays? Learn about the Florida Manta Project, the first dedicated study of Florida’s manta rays, and find out more about manta ray biology as well as efforts to protect and conserve mantas here in Florida and around the globe.

Presented by: Jessica Pate, Research Scientist & Country Manager, Marine Megafauna Foundation

Florida Oceanographic Society’s 2022 Coastal Lecture Series is held on Tuesday evenings from January through March.  Expert speakers will cover a variety of exciting topics relevant to coastal Florida.  For more information, or to register for other upcoming lectures, please visit


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