Blue Shark ( Prionace glauca )

Prionace glauca

Common Name: Blue Shark

Local Name: Pating (Tagalog), Iho (Cebuano)

Max Size:  400 cm ( 205.9 kgs )

Biodiversity: Marine, Pelagic-Oceanic, Oceanodromous,  Endemic

Depth: 1 – 1000m

Fishing Season:  All Year Long

Here is one of the many species of sharks that can be caught here in the Philippines.  These sharks travel long distances through the open ocean but can also be found closer to shore where the reef shelves are steep.  The shark in the picture above was caught by Ricky off of Siargao Island on rigged fresh bait.

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Posted on May 14, 2013, in Shark (Pating). Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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