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Jambo
image from video by Keller Laros 2009/10/21
Number: 159
Name: Jambo
Sex: Male
Current Size: 5'-6'
Last Sighting: October 26, 2009
First Size: 5'-6'(pup)
First Sighting: March 3, 2009
   
   
   
Jambo
photo by Bo Pardau 2009/03/03

Bo saw this very shy male manta on the dusk dive by the north mooring at Garden Eel Cove on March 3rd, 2009 but he moved off too fast too get a good idea of what sex he was. In October, Jambo was seen again at Garden Eel Cove but not until the very end of the dive. He seemed startled when first encountered, but then swam around for a few minutes.