March 2014

The largest manta sanctuary

2014-Mar-5   ::   (0 comments)

Mantas from below

Indonesia became home to the world’s biggest manta ray sanctuary covering millions of square kilometres, as it seeks to protect the huge winged fish and draw more tourists to the sprawling archipelago.

New legislation gives full protection to the creatures across all the waters surrounding Southeast Asia’s biggest country, which for years has been the world’s largest shark and ray fishery.

Here you can read more about the great news.