SERC Cownose Ray Study

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Objectives:
  1. Document patterns of habitat use and migration of the Cownose Ray along the US Atlantic Coast
  2. Evaluate the potential for philopatry.
Principle Investigator:  Matthew Ogburn (Smithsonian Environmental Research Center)
Email: ogburnm@si.edu
    Point of Contact:  Robert Aguilar
    Email: aguilarr@si.edu
      Collaborators:
      1. Charles Bangley (SERC)
      2. Robert Fisher (VIMS)
      3. Matt Ajemian (FAU)
      4. Carla Curran (SSU)
      5. Rob Aguilar (SERC)
      6. Anson H. Hines (SERC)
      Participating Organizations:
      1. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
      2. Virginia Institute of Marine Science
      3. Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch
      4. Savannah State University
      Funding:
      1. Smithsonian Institution