Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

MANTA MV-MA-4038

Adopted by: Anonymous

ID Number: MA-MV-4038

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 26th January 2016.

Location of First Sighting: Aquarium Mulidhoo, Haa Alifu Atoll, Republic of Maldives.

Total Number of Sightings: 1

 

DESCRIPTION & HISTORY

During our first encounter, we estimated that this manta was roughly 2.9 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 short tail, and no visible wounds, scars or unusual injuries.

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 26th January 2016.

Sighted 26th January 2016.

 Sighted 26th January 2016.

Sighted 26th January 2016.