Manta Memories

Save manta rays by helping people


What's New?


We know about the amazing connection that can occur when man goes underwater and explores a whole new world. Let us guide you in that amazing journey.


Read more about our research at and

Who we are

About Manta rays

it all started with one dive

Csilla was born in Hungary, Budapest, a land locked country. During her childhood she visited neighbouring countries with her family and fell in love with scuba diving and marine animals at very early age. She was only 13 years old when she decided to dedicate her life to study and protect giant manta rays.

Csilla Ari, Ph.D.,  founder

  • cartilaginous fish
  • they have the largest brain of all fish
  • vulnerable to extinction
  • live in temperate and tropical waters
  • grows up to 20 feet

Manta Ray Symposium

Researchers discuss future directions to save manta rays.

Fiji Expedition

Establishing new research project and the first distribution center.

The start

Read about the first days of establishing the Manta Memories Project.


Watch our recent TedXTalk about manta ray research and conservation projects.

This website is under construction, please check back often!

New Movie

The giants of the ocean.

Conference in Brisbane

Shark and ray scientists.