Kuramathi, Naturally Maldives
current weather - Tue 01 Sep 2015 15:04

Fish ID

Manta rays are graceful creatures stemming from the ray family. Presently, two valid species are recognised; the gigantean ocean manta ray (Manta birostris), and the coastal manta ray (Manta alfredi), which reportedly frequents along the waters of Kuramathi. The coastal manta ray may not be as massive as its ocean counterpart, but it is still contended as an impressive animal that can reach a wingspan of 5.5 metres!

The peak season for Manta sightings at Kuramathi falls into the North-East monsoon (during November

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