San Pedro Bay in Western Samar added to red tide list, Masbate cleared
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Several parts of the Visayas remain contaminated with red tide, which makes all types of shellfish and Acetes sp. or alamang unsafe for human consumption. The affected areas list now includes San Pedro Bay in Western Samar, based on the latest shellfish bulletin released by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on Jan. 29.
Ochave, R. M. D. (2021, February 1). San Pedro Bay in Western Samar added to red tide list, Masbate cleared. BusinessWorld, p. S1/8.
Red tides; Shellfish; Public health; Biological poisons; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); San Pedro Bay; Western Samar; Masbate; Dauis; Tagbilaran City; Bohol; Tambobo Bay; Negros Oriental; Daram Island; Zumarraga; Cambatutay Bay; Leyte; Biliran Islands; Guiuan; Matarinao Bay; Eastern Samar; Honda Bay; Puerto Princesa; Inner Malapaya Sound; Palawan; Sorsogon Bay; Sorsogon; Balite Bay; Zamboanga City; Milagros
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