Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

MANTA MV-MA-4232

Adopted by: Anonymous.

ID Number: MA-MV-4232

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 16th July 2016.

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

Total Number of Sightings: 8

 

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 medium length tail, and no visible wounds, scars or unusual injuries.

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 16th July 2016.

Sighted 16th July 2016.

 Sighted 1st September 2016.

Sighted 1st September 2016.

 Sighted 15th October 2016.

Sighted 15th October 2016.

 Sighted 31st August 2016.

Sighted 31st August 2016.

 Sighted 26th September 2016.

Sighted 26th September 2016.

 Sighted 27th September 2016.

Sighted 27th September 2016.