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Manta Rays Tag

INON UK Underwater Photography Workshop at Prodivers Kuredu

07 Nov 2014, Posted by Barbara Tori in General, Kuredu

If you’ve always wanted a hands-on approach for perfecting your underwater photography, and the idea of doing this in the Maldives sounds appealing, this workshop is a must. The package includes: International flights Seaplane transfers 7 nights all-inclusive in a garden bungalow 6 days unlimited…

10 New Mantas. 10 New Names.

21 Mar 2014, Posted by Prodivers Kuredu in Kuredu

The last 3 months have seen some awesome Manta action, with sightings almost every day at the ‘Sand Bank’ (close to Kuredu) or at Dhanifaru. As a result we have identified 10 new Mantas as part of our partipication in the Manta Trust’s research project. …

Manta Rays receive CITES protection

11 Mar 2013, Posted by Prodivers Kuredu in General

We have some great news to bring you today, from a little further afield than usual. Through the hard work of hundreds of different organisations and people, spearheaded by the Manta Trust, today Manta Rays were successfully added to the list of protected creatures by…

Dive Update – Komandoo and Vakarufalhi

25 Sep 2012, Posted by Prodivers Kuredu in Komandoo, Vakarufalhi

Although there have been some showers, the weather has seen an improvement this week. Komandoo’s highlight was  a superb dive on Fushivaru – with a channel full of sharks, eagles rays and tuna finishing on the Thila where 5 mantas were being cleaned, allowing our…

Manta Season Take Off

01 Sep 2012, Posted by Prodivers Kuredu in Kuredu

As we approach the European autumn the manta sightings are on the rise. Over the last few weeks we have had sightings all over the atoll, and on trips to neighbouring Noonu Atoll. In the south on the full day snorkel trips Danifaru and Kanifushi…

Meet Fufi

31 Jul 2012, Posted by Prodivers Kuredu in Kuredu

We would like to introduce you to Fufi. Fufi is a newly identified Manta Ray that was seen for the first time (ever!) by one of our Manta full day trips last week. We managed to get 4 photos, plus some excellent video footage of…

Instructor Diaries – A week of thrills and chills

16 Feb 2012, Posted by Prodivers Kuredu in Kuredu

Time flies when you’re having fun and if the last week is anything to go by, time must be whizzing past for Alex. It’s time for another installment of our ever popular instructors diaries. Although Alex is still out on the boats it has been…

Meet the Mantas

28 Jan 2012, Posted by Prodivers Kuredu in Kuredu

There are plenty of fish in the sea. Some of them are overlooked, some admired briefly, some make you want to play peekaboo with them for hours. And then – there are manta rays. The joy of diving or snorkelling with mantas is incredible and…

Guy Stevens’ Manta Ray Update

24 Nov 2011, Posted by Prodivers Kuredu in Kuredu

This week we were lucky enough to receive a visit from Guy Stevens. Guy has been working out here in the Maldives as a marine biologist for the last 7 years conducting manta research and is head of the Maldivian Manta Ray Project, of which…