Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

MANTA MV-MA-4045

Adopted by: Anonymous

ID Number: MA-MV-4045

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 5th February 2016.

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

Total Number of Sightings: 2

 

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 5th February 2016.

Sighted 5th February 2016.

 Sighted 21st January 2017.

Sighted 21st January 2017.