Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

manta MV-MA-4255

Adopted by: Anonymous

ID Number: MA-MV-4255

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 24th December 2016.

Location of First Sighting: Moofushi Bojamhadi, Ari 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 medium-long tail, and no visible wounds, scars or unusual injuries.

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 24th December 2016. The Santa hat is not Photoshop'd - the diver between the manta and the photographer was wearing it to celebrate Christmas Eve. :)

Sighted 24th December 2016. The Santa hat is not Photoshop'd - the diver between the manta and the photographer was wearing it to celebrate Christmas Eve. :)

 Sighted 24th December 2016.

Sighted 24th December 2016.