Red tide hits Davao Oriental waters
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The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has included the coastal waters of Davao Oriental in the list of areas positive for red tide toxin. In its Shellfish Bulletin No. 9-15, BFAR said that the coastal waters of Anda and Bolinao, Pangasinan are still positive for paralytic shellfish poison that is beyond the regulatory limit. Moreover, the coastal waters of Balite Bay in Mati, Davao Oriental are now positive for red tide toxin, the agency said. BFAR warned that all types of shellfish and acetes or “alamang” gathered and collected from the areas are not safe for human consumption.
Galvez, J. K. (2015, April 15). Red tide hits Davao Oriental waters. The Manila Times, p. A6.
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