Marked Individual INKNP0695A

Nickname: Hermaphrodite

Sex: female


Taxonomy: n/a

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Meet the Adopters

Chris & Alicia Beth
Why are research and conservation for this species important?
"Onboard the Arenui traveling to Komodo, we were very fortunate to have been on board with Dr. Andrea Marshall, Queen of Mantas. Yes, the diving was incredible, but we felt as though we experienced an awakening of sorts with the education and participation in the Ray of Hope Expedition that we were on together. Seeing these huge, graceful and beautiful creatures up close, even eye-to-eye on many occasions, is something that we will never forget. With that, we feel the need to do our part and help protect mantas and support the Marine Megafauna Foundation."


Collaborating Researchers

Elitza Germanov

Affiliation: Marine Megafauna Foundation

Research Project: Microplastics & Megafauna

Web Site: www.marinemegafauna.org

"Ellie loves Manta Matcher as it helps her keep an eye on Indonesia's manta rays while she is busy working on her PhD. When she is not seeing spots Ellie is usually found avoiding single use plastic, doing yoga or eating chocolate."