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Komodo Natl Park Liveaboard - Manta Point Dive

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Manta Point is a long flat seabottom where Mantas gather to feed on the rich plankton mixing from the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is a slow drift dive with the current and very exciting when we saw Mantas. They are intelligent creatures and when they noticed us they move in closer to check us out.
Factoids: size: largest 30 feet wing span, average 20 feet wing span. Largest about 3000 pounds.
Food: Plankton, small fish and crustaceans. They have no teeth.

Manta Point x 2
1- 70 minutes, 17.6m, 28C
2- 68 minutes, 16.4m, 28C
Mantas (duh!)
White tip reef shark
Moray eel
Mantis shrimp
School of lined sweetlips
Giant sweetlips

Watch a vid of our manta dive!


Posted by mjschrum 01:49 Archived in Indonesia Tagged park national point manta komodo

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