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Constellation of Eagle Rays

Constellation of Eagle Rays
by Henley Spiers

A shoal of uniquely patterned spotted eagle rays passes beneath me on an unforgettable dive in the Maldives. Like most divers, I have always found these rays to be especially spellbinding. Scientists have just recently confirmed that the spotting on each ray is a unique identifier, the equivalent of a human fingerprint.