BFAR raises red tide alert in Biliran, Iloilo
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The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has raised the red tide alert over the coastal waters of Naval in Biliran Island Province and Gigantes Islands in Carles, Iloilo. Agriculture Undersecretary for Fisheries and BFAR Director Eduardo Gongona said all types of shellfish from these areas are not safe for human consumption. “Fish, squids, shrimps and crabs are safe for human consumption provided that they are fresh and washed thoroughly, and internal organs such as gills and intestines are removed before cooking,” Gongona said.
Gonzales, A. L. (2016, November 12). BFAR raises red tide alert in Biliran, Iloilo. Manila Standard, p. C2.
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