Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

MANTA MV-MA-4225

Adopted by: Anonymous.

ID Number: MA-MV-4225

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 23rd October 2016.

Location of First Sighting: Lankan Beyru, North Male 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 long tail, and a shark bite scar on his right pectoral fin. 

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 23rd October 2016.

Sighted 23rd October 2016.