You can help photograph,
identify and protect mantas!

How it works

10,704 identified individuals

35,271 reported encounters

134 contributors

Why we do this

“MantaMatcher will revolutionize global research on these threatened rays and help change the way field researchers approach scientific research on wild animals by means of successful and meaningful public involvement.” - Dr. Andrea Marshall, co-founder

I want to know more

How can I help out of the water

If you are not getting into the blue, there are still other ways to get engaged.

Adopt a manta

  • Support individual research programs in different regions
  • Receive email updates when we resight your adopted manta
  • Display your photo and a quote on the manta’s page in our database
Learn more about adopting a manta

Meet an adopter:JMHMcG aka Jason McGuiness

The continuing research into these wonderful, graceful creatures is invaluable: not only for scientific reasons relating to the species (fascinating in itself!), but also to raise the awareness that the human species must share the planet not dominate it.