Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

manta MV-MA-4296

Adopted by: Anonymous.

ID Number: MA-MV-4296

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 18th January 2017

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

Total Number of Sightings: 1

 

DESCRIPTION & HISTORY

During our first encounter, we estimated that this manta was roughly 1.5 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 18th January 2017.

Sighted 18th January 2017.

 Sighted 18th January 2017.

Sighted 18th January 2017.