Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

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Adopted by: Anonymous

ID Number: MA-MV-4134

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 28th May 2016.

Location of First Sighting: Reethi Beach, Baa Atoll, Republic of Maldives.

Total Number of Sightings: 1

 

DESCRIPTION & HISTORY

During our first encounter, we estimated that this manta was roughly 2.2 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 long tail, and possesses some fishing line injuries along his right pectoral fin. 

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 28th May 2016.

Sighted 28th May 2016.

 Sighted 12th October 2016.

Sighted 12th October 2016.