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Picture of a fantail ray with a diver

A fantail ray gets its portrait taken from front and back by the Pristine Seas expedition team in Mozambique.

Photo by Manu San Félix for use in Pristine Seas content only

The southern coast of Mozambique is home to some of the healthiest populations of megafauna such as manta rays, dugongs, and whale sharks.

During the month of April 2014, Pristine Seas Expedition Leader Paul Rose led a group of key scientists and filmmakers to explore, survey, and document the area's terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Together with National Geographic Emerging Explorer Andrea Marshall and the Marine Megafauna Foundation, the team conducted a comprehensive, quantitative assessment of some of the healthiest East African reefs.

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