Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

MANTA MV-MA-4196

Adopted by: Anonymous.

ID Number: MA-MV-4196

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 12th October 2016.

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

Total Number of Sightings: 1

 

DESCRIPTION & HISTORY

During our first encounter, we estimated that this manta was roughly 3.0 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-medium length tail, and a shark bite scar on his left pectoral fin.

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 12th October 2016.

Sighted 12th October 2016.