Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

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Adopted by: Hiroshi Urano

ID Number: MA-MV-3724

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 15th May 2015.

Location of First Sighting: Medhu Kandu, Vaavu Atoll, Republic of Maldives.

Total Number of Sightings: 2

 

DESCRIPTION & HISTORY

During our first encounter, we estimated that this manta was roughly 2.7 metres in width, from wing-tip to wing-tip. Based on the size of his claspers, we class this manta as a sexually mature adult.

He has a long tail, and no visible wounds, scars or unusual injuries.

This manta has been seen in multiple atolls; Vaavu Atoll and in North Male Atoll.

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 15th May 2015.

Sighted 15th May 2015.

 Sighted 22nd September 2015.

Sighted 22nd September 2015.

 Sighted 15th May 2015.

Sighted 15th May 2015.