Watch My Manta

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Manta MV-MA-4418

Adopted by: Anonymous.

ID Number: MA-MV-4418

Gender: Male

Date First Sighted: 23rd January 2017.

Location of First Sighting: Veligandu Kandu, Rasdhu Atoll, Republic of Maldives.

Total Number of Sightings: 1

 

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 short tail, and no visible wounds, scars or unusual injuries.

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

 Sighted 23rd January 2017.

Sighted 23rd January 2017.

 Sighted 23rd January 2017.

Sighted 23rd January 2017.