Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

MANTA MV-MA-4221

Adopted by: Anonymous.

ID Number: MA-MV-4221

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 4th October 2016.

Location of First Sighting: Lankan Beyru, North Male Atoll, Republic of Maldives.

Total Number of Sightings: 3

 

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 4th October 2016.

Sighted 4th October 2016.

 Sighted 7th November 2016.

Sighted 7th November 2016.

 Sighted 31st October 2016.

Sighted 31st October 2016.