Manta Brain
On the Brain of Cartilaginous Fishes
Manta Brain

MANTA BRAINS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During her Ph.D. studies, manta ray researcher Csilla Ari discovered that manta rays have the largest brain of all fish species studied so far and the largest brains compared to their body weight among batoids (skates and rays).  In additon, some of the brain parts suggest well-developed sensory-cognitive abilities and social behavior.