Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Shellfish Bulletin No. 43, Series of 2017, 28 December 2017
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Based on the latest laboratory results of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Local Government Units (LGUs), shellfishes collected at coastal waters of Daram Island, Cambatutay, Irong-Irong, Maqueda and Villareal Bays in Western Samar; Matarinao Bay in Eastern Samar; Carigara Bay in Leyte; Lianga Bay in Surigao del Sur; Honda Bay, Puerto Princesa City in Palawan; coastal waters of Mandaon in Masbate; and coastal waters of Bataan (Mariveles, Limay, Orion, Pilar, Balanga, Orani, Abucay and Samal) are still positive for paralytic shellfish poison that is beyond the regulatory limit. Moreover, coastal waters of Leyte in Leyte are now positive for the red tide toxin.
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Shellfish Bulletin No. 43, Series of 2017, 28 December 2017. (2017, December 30). The Philippine Star, p. B6.
Shellfish; Public health; Paralytic shellfish poisoning; Red tides; Biological poisons; Human food; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Gongona, Eduardo; Daram Island; Cambatutay, Western Samar; Irong-Irong, Western Samar; Maqueda; Villareal Bay; Western Samar; Matarinao Bay; Eastern Samar; Carigara Bay; Lianga Bays; Honda Bay; Puerto Princesa; Mandaon; Bataan; Mariveles; Limay; Orion; Pilar, Bataan; Balanga; Orani; Abucay; Samal, Bataan; Leyte; Cavite; Las Piñas; City of Parañaque; Navotas; Bulacan; Manila Bay; Bolinao; Anda; Alaminos; Sual; Wawa, Pangasinan; Bani; Masinloc Bay, Zambales; Milagros; Placer; Juag Lagoon, Sorsogon; Matnog; Sorsogon Bay; Inner Malampaya Sound; Taytay; Gigantes; Carles; Pilar; President Roxas; Sapian, Capiz; Ivisan; Batan; New Washington; Altavas; E.B. Magalona, Negros Occidental; Talisay; Silay; Bacolod; Hinigaran; Tambobo Bay; Victorias; Siit Bay; Siaton Bay; Bais; Dauis; Tagbilaran; San Pedro, Leyte; Cancabato Bays; Tacloban; Calubian; Murcielagos, Zamboanga del Norte; Murcielagos, Misamis Occidental; Taguines Lagoon; Benoni, Camiguin; Mahinog; Balite Bay; Mati; Hinatuan; Bislig
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