Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

manta MV-MA-4317

Adopted by: Anonymous

ID Number: MA-MV-4317

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 12th April 2017.

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

Total Number of Sightings: 2

 

DESCRIPTION & HISTORY

During our first encounter, we estimated that this manta was roughly 2.8 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 length tail, and a shark bite on his right pectoral fin.

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 12th April 2017.

Sighted 12th April 2017.