Devil rays lead scientists deep into the ocean depths

July 1, 2014 8:11 PM

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"We thought they probably travelled long distances horizontally, but we had no idea that they were diving so deep," said Simon Thorrold.

Over the course of several months, marine biologists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts -- along with a team of cooperating international scientists -- tracked 15 Chilean devil rays (Mobula tarapacana) over the course of several months.

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