Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

manta MV-MA-4260

Adopted by: Anonymous

ID Number: MA-MV-4260

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 1st October 2016.

Location of First Sighting: Muli Kandu, Meemu Atoll, Republic of Maldives.

Total Number of Sightings: 4

 

DESCRIPTION & HISTORY

During our first encounter, we estimated that this manta was roughly 2.9 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 1st October 2016.

Sighted 1st October 2016.

 Sighted 24th October 2016.

Sighted 24th October 2016.