Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

manta MV-MA-4291

Adopted by: Anonymous

ID Number: MA-MV-4291

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 7th February 2017.

Location of First Sighting: Maavaru Beyru, Ari Atoll, Republic of Maldives.

Total Number of Sightings: 1

 

DESCRIPTION & HISTORY

During our first encounter, we estimated that this manta was roughly 1.7 metres in width, from wing-tip to wing-tip. Based on his small body size, and 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 7th February 2017.

Sighted 7th February 2017.

 Sighted 7th February 2017.

Sighted 7th February 2017.