Red tide still up in several Visayas areas
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The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on Tuesday warned the public that coastal waters of Daram Island, Irong-irong, Cambatutay, Maqueda and Villareal Bays in Western Samar; Matarinao Bay in Eastern Samar; Leyte and Carigar Bay in Leyte; Biliran province; Gigantes Islands in Carles, Iloilo; Dauis and Tagbilaran City in Bohol are still positive of the red tide toxin. Agriculture Undersecretary and BFAR Director Eduardo Gongona said yesterday that this is the result of the latest laboratory tests of shellfish collected from the said areas in the Visayas.
Ruiz, E. D. (2017, February 1). Red tide still up in several Visayas areas. Manila Bulletin, p. 7.
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