Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

MANTA MA-MV-4234

Adopted by: Anonymous.

ID Number: MA-MV-4234

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 27th September 2016.

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

Total Number of Sightings: 6

 

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-long length tail with a bend in it, and no visible wounds, scars or unusual injuries.

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 27th September 2016.

Sighted 27th September 2016.

 Sighted 4th October 2016.

Sighted 4th October 2016.

 Sighted 2nd November 2016.

Sighted 2nd November 2016.

 Sighted 3rd October 2016.

Sighted 3rd October 2016.

 Sighted 27th October 2016.

Sighted 27th October 2016.