You can help photograph,
identify and protect mantas!

How it works

9,687 identified individuals

27,609 reported encounters

94 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

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:Francois Javaux

I chose to support Manta conservation as Mantas are to me one of the most majestic creatures on earth and they need to be protected as our oceans are slowly dying.