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Here for the First Time

A new explore.org fan joined us this morning on the Tropical Reef CamMartina wrote, “Here for the first time… taking some pics, this is my favorite yet,” just before sharing this great underbelly snapshot of a stingray

Did You Know? The eyes and spiracles are on top of the head and the mouth, nostrils, and gill slits are on the ventral side. (Aquarium of the Pacific). Stingrays crush bottom dwelling crustaceans in their mouths, and find food not with eyesight but with highly adapted senses for touch. See them on the Live Cam here

Welcome Martina. We look forward to seeing more snapshots!