Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

MANTA MV-MA-4178

Adopted by: Anonymous.

ID Number: MA-MV-4178

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 8th October 2016

Location of First Sighting: Vandhoo Beyru, Raa 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 8th October 2016.

Sighted 8th October 2016.

 Sighted 9th October 2016.

Sighted 9th October 2016.