Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

MANTA MV-MA-3876

Adopted by: Anonymous

ID Number: MA-MV-3876

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 1st August 2015.

Location of First Sighting: Lankan Beyru, North Male Atoll, Republic of Maldives.

Total Number of Sightings: 3

 

DESCRIPTION & HISTORY

During our first encounter, we estimated that this manta was roughly 2.4 metres in width, from wing-tip to wing-tip. Based on the size of his claspers, we class this manta as a juvenile.

He has a medium-long tail, and a shark bite injury along his right pectoral fin.  

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

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 1st August 2015.

Sighted 1st August 2015.

 Sighted 30th June 2016.

Sighted 30th June 2016.

 Sighted 20th June 2016.

Sighted 20th June 2016.