Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

MANTA MV-MA-4172

Adopted by: Anonymous

ID Number: MA-MV-4172

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 6th November 2016.

Location of First Sighting: Hanifaru Bay, Baa Atoll, Republic of Maldives.

Total Number of Sightings: 2

 

DESCRIPTION & HISTORY

During our first encounter, we estimated that this manta was roughly 2.8 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-length tail, and no visible wounds, scars or unusual injuries.

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 6th November 2016.

Sighted 6th November 2016.

 Sighted 6th November 2016.

Sighted 6th November 2016.