Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

Rafi

Adopted by: Anonymous

ID Number: MA-MV-4153

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 1st November 2016.

Location of First Sighting: Neyo Beyru, Raa Atoll, Republic of Maldives.

Total Number of Sightings: 1

 

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 medium-long tail, and no visible wounds, scars or unusual injuries.

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 1st November 2016.

Sighted 1st November 2016.

 Sighted 1st November 2016.

Sighted 1st November 2016.