Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

Buddy

Adopted by: Dr. Nadine Mobascher

ID Number: MA-MV-4248

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 9th October 2016.

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

Total Number of Sightings: 1

 

DESCRIPTION & HISTORY

During our first encounter, we estimated that this manta was roughly 2.0 metres in width, from wing-tip to wing-tip. Based on the size of his claspers, we class this manta as a juvenile.

He has a long tail, and no visible wounds, scars or unusual injuries. 

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 9th October 2016.

Sighted 9th October 2016.

 Sighted 9th October 2016.

Sighted 9th October 2016.