How do Scientists tag manta rays?

Semmens Lab student Josh Stewart is now sharing his tag data online! Follow the link below to see where the mantas have been swimming He thanks the New England Aquarium Marine Conservation Action Fund for their support, and to the NEAq fans who helped name the two NEAq mantas: Sylvia & Eugenie!
In collaboration with The Manta Trust, Octavio Aburto Oropeza and Antonio Ruiz Sakamoto
Studying #mantas is not an easy task, they are often found at offshore islands and seamounts: areas that are very difficult to reach. This infographic explains how we study them.

Learn more on how we tag them and why on #DataMARES:http://datamares.ucsd.edu/wp/news/tracking-mantas-in-pacific-mexico/