Year-long study reveals cownose rays'...

Year-long study reveals cownose rays' breeding patterns

Robert Fisher and VIMS graduate student Cassidy Peterson prepare to tag a cownose ray before releasing it back to the water for a study of its migratory behavior - Original Credit: R. Fisher - Original Source: VIMS A new study of cownose rays along the East Coast closes the loop on its migratory behavior - Original Credit: R. Fisher - Original Source: VIMS A cownose ray at the Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach works to break open and feed on an oyster. Oysters and other shellfish make up the bulk of the cownose ray diet in Chesapeake Bay.

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