Many shark species are found in the Philippines including the popular Whale Shark and the extremely rare Mega Mouth Shark.
The great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) likes to hang around the coast in oceans in many parts of the world, but not in the Philippines. So when this species of large mackerel shark was found on the beach of Barangay Lobbot, Dipaculao, Aurora on January 24, tourists and locals were surprised and it immediately attracted national attention. It wasn't the first time that this marine animal has been spotted in our waters, said non-government organization Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines, but it is the first time that local authorities can preserve parts of the specimen. For this re ...
On a recent mission to search for sunken World War II ships off Leyte Island in the Philippines, a rare sighting of a female bluntnose sixgill shark quickly captured the attention of the passengers aboard Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen?s research vessel the RV Petrel.
"In places like the Philippines we dont have any information on them," said Michael Heithaus, Dean of FIUs College of Arts, Sciences & Education. "And they are probably the dominant predator in those deep waters."
Rivaling great white sharks in size, sixgills have huge teeth meant for slashing fish and marine mammals.
While exploring a World War II ship wreckage in Philippines earlier this month, crew members of RV Petrel caught video of a bluntnose sixgill shark--a rarely seen shark in the Philippines.
While exploring a World War II ship wreckage in Philippines earlier this month, crew members of Paul Allens research vessel (R/V) Petrel were caught by surprise when they spotted a large shark swimming out of the darkness. Using cameras on their remotely operated submersible vehicle, her crew zoomed in to catch a better look and were able to identified the species a bluntnose sixgill shark.
Reaching up to 15 feet long, the bluntnose sixgill shark (Hexanchus griseus) is one of the largest sharks in the world, but uncommon in the area. Reflecting primitive characteristics from the Triassic pe ...
Pinkfong and Baby Shark arrived in Manila to entertain, dance and sing along with their fans at the East Atrium of Shangri-La Plaza Mall on Tuesday evening.
Hundreds of kids and grownups gathered at the event to join the "Baby Shark" craze and chance upon the adorable Pinkfong and Baby Shark mascots.
Pinkfong and Baby Shark also introduced the Christmas version of the popular nursery rhyme.
According to Save Sharks Network Philippines, "Baby Shark" has been of help with raising awareness to conserve Philippine sharks.
Save Sharks Network Philippines awarded comedian and YouTuber Mi ...
After the victorious inclusion and uplisting of several shark species in the Appendices of the 12th Conference of Parties of the Convention on Migratory Species last 23-28 October 2017 in Manila, shark conservation continues to gain momentum in the Philippines.
On November 13-14, 2017, Save Sharks Network Philippines (SSNP) launched Pating, Saan ka Pararating?, the 2020 Conservation Roadmap for Sharks and Rays in the Philippines (2020 Roadmap) in Pasay City, Metro Manila. Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines, Save Philippine Seas, and Greenpeace Southeast Asia leads the current campaign ...