Biotelemetry has provided a unique glimpse into the ecology and habitat use of the ‘near threatened’ whitespotted eagle ray in Florida. It has revealed that this species shows an affinity for habitats that are also valued by humans for recreation and commercial purposes, which will therefore have implications for its conservation.
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More than 1,100 species of sharks and rays, in both marine and freshwater habitats, are facing extinction. Threats to their survival include pollution, habitat loss and overfishing.