Watch My Manta

A partnership between Manta Trust & Carl F. Bucherer

manta MV-MA-4350

Adopted by: Anonymous

ID Number: MA-MV-4350

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 15th July 2017.

Location of First Sighting: Veyofushi Faru, Baa Atoll, Republic of Maldives.

Total Number of Sightings: 1

 

DESCRIPTION & HISTORY

During our first encounter, we estimated that this manta was roughly 2.5 metres in width, from wing-tip to wing-tip. Based on the size of his claspers, we class this manta as a sub-adult.

He has a long tail, and signs of a healed shark bite on his left pectoral fin.

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 15th July 2017.

Sighted 15th July 2017.

 Sighted 15th July 2017.

Sighted 15th July 2017.