Manta Matcher

You can help photograph,
identify and protect mantas!

How it works

6300 identified individuals

13042 reported encounters

78 contributors

Why we do this

“Manta Matcher 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

Encounters around the world

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:Blue Marlin Komodo

Any encounter with these spellbinding creatures leaves the diver in genuine awe regardless of his or her previous experiences. Any creature capable of inspiring that reaction is worthy of our fullest conservation efforts.