School of Blackfin Barracuda

School of Blackfin Barracuda swimming towards me

Day two at Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park and we were looking for big fish like whale sharks. We didn’t find any big animals but we observed a lot of schooling fish.

Normally schooling fish either ignore me or they swim away. Today this school of Blackfin Barracuda swam towards me which was quite thrilling.

Dive schedule and map

Tubbataha is marine park located in the Sulu Sea in the Philippines. It’s about 90 miles southeast of Puerto Princesa. The marine park consists of two huge atolls (named the North Atoll and South Atoll) and the smaller Jessie Beazley Reef covering a total area of 374.6 square miles.

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