Barracuda

The barracuda is a ray-finned fish known for its large size, fearsome appearance and furious behaviour. The barracuda is a saltwater fish of the genus Sphyraena, the only genus in the family Sphyraenidae, and is found in tropical and subtropical oceans worldwide.  Wiki

Barracuda News

  • Surrounded By Barracudas Anilao Batangas Philippines

    Diving Sombrero site got surrounded by barracudas!

  • Tubbataha Raptures Of The Deep First Of Two Parts

    Tubbataha Raptures Of The Deep First Of Two Parts

    A Booby bird the size of a duck outfitted with an extra wide wingspan hovered close to the water a few yards from our speed boat.

    For a moment, everyone onboard dropped what they were doing and stared at the bird that resembled a pterodactyl. It then turned its head and stared back at us in midair.

    "Watch out for your eyeballs!" somebody shouted, as the booby pointed its 12-inch-long beak in our direction. We watched in awe as it swept over our heads and glided towards the direction of Bird Islet half a mile away. Boobies prey on fish by diving into the sea and pursuing their prey underw ...

  • Tubbataha Raptures Of The Deep

    Tubbataha Raptures Of The Deep

    A Booby bird the size of a duck outfitted with an extra wide wingspan hovered close to the water a few yards from our speed boat.

    For a moment, everyone onboard dropped what they were doing and stared at the bird that resembled a pterodactyl. It then turned its head and stared back at us in midair.

    "Watch out for your eyeballs!" somebody shouted, as the booby pointed its 12-inch-long beak in our direction. We watched in awe as it swept over our heads and glided towards the direction of Bird Islet half a mile away. Boobies prey on fish by diving into the sea and pursuing their prey underw ...

  • Deep Diving In The Marigondon Cave

    Deep Diving In The Marigondon Cave

    My anticipation was spiced up by little nervousness. What with thoughts of the 30-meter depth and 200-Bar air pressure. And yet the feeling of excitement prevailed.

    I had with me my torch and knife, and I was ready to explore the mysterious underwater Marigondon Cave, off Mactan. Sir Emi Bonghanoy, the CMAS Course Director for Scuba Diving in the Visayas and Mindanao, was reciting safety reminders. I could feel he was getting a little more worried now, as compared with the other dives we had done together. I was prompted to ask him, "Are you worried, Sir?"

    "No I'm not that worried," he r ...

  • Dive And Dine In Palawan

    Dive And Dine In Palawan

    An archipelagic province of some 1,700 islands, Palawan is a natural playground which goes by a host of monikers, most prominently "The Philippines's Last Frontier" and, most recent, "The World's Best Island" by the prestigious Condé Nast Magazine.

    And having almost one-fourth of the country's total 7,500 islands, the province has an infinite coastline dotted with idyllic islands with powdery sand beaches, and a lush underwater world.

    The northern town of El Nido, a Unesco Man and Nature Biosphere, is host to some 19 exciting dive spots, among them Twin Rocks, Polpokan underwater forest ...

  • Apo Reef Mindoros Crown Jewel

    Apo Reef Mindoros Crown Jewel

    It is one of Mindoro's finest places. It is a crown jewel," said Vicente Tuddao Jr., assistant regional director for Technical Services of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Mimaropa.

    Tuddao was referring to the Apo Reef Natural Park (ARNP), a key biodiversity area (KBA) in the town of Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro province. "The island's mangrove forest, the coral reef, they are in good health, in excellent condition. The park is definitely Mindoro's precious jewel," Tuddao told the BusinessMirror in a phone interview on Wednesday.

    Two hours away by motorized banc ...