whale shark

Swimming with Whale Sharks (Tukî) in Oslob, Cebu

Posted on December 31, 2011

A juvenile whale shark comes up to the surface to feed While whale sharks (Rhincodon typus), locally known as tukî in Cebuano, are occasionally seen in Visayan waters, it’s only in recent months that a group has been sighted frequently off the southeast coast of Cebu. Almost a dozen animals have checked in off the coast of Oslob since October 2011. While most of them are 12 to 15 feet long juveniles, a large adult measuring over 27 feet inRead More