You can help photograph,
identify and protect mantas and other rays!

How it works

11,120 identified individuals

36,327 reported encounters

145 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:Anja Flessa & Team / Mantahari

Anja Flessa & Team dedicated their POP UP Pilates Outdoor Class this summer to a special topic. Due to the co-operation with Mantahari Ocean Care we decided to adopt Pilatus to spread our awareness about ocean pollution and to support the oceans most beauties, the manta ray.