Tri Nur Sujatmiko conducted a manta survey at Komodo National Park, Indonesia on 30 Sep, 2016

Guides:
Count:
6 mantas
Location:
Indonesia Manta Alley, Komodo National Park
Time:
10:30
Depth:
25
Temperature:
26
Group size:
8
Boats:
6
Behavior:
Just Swimming, Cleaning
Current:
No current - able to hold position without finning
Notes:
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Recent Activity
Location
Bleaching
Bleaching

Bleaching occurs when corals expel their symbiotic zooxanthellae - pigmented, algae-like protozoa that live within the coral's cells. High temperature, pollution or other stresses can cause the coral to expel its zooxanthellae, leading to a lighter or complete loss of color.