Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

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Adopted by: Ian Sloman

ID Number: MA-MV-4295

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 17th January 2017

Location of First Sighting: Dhanifaru, Lhaviyani Atoll, Republic of Maldives.

Total Number of Sightings: 2

 

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 17th January 2017.

Sighted 17th January 2017.

 Sighted 18th January 2017.

Sighted 18th January 2017.