Red tide hits Cancabato Bay in Leyte
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The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on Tuesday warned the public from harvesting and eating shellfish from Cancabato Bay in Tacloban City that had been added to the list of areas found positive for the red tide toxin. BFAR said Matarinao Bay in Eastern Samar; Lianga Bay in Surigao del Sur; coastal waters of Dauis and Tagbilaran City in Bohol; Puerto Princesa Bay, Puerto Princesa City in Palawan; and the coastal waters of Pampanga and Bataan (Mariveles, Limay, Orion, Pilar, Balanga, Orani, Abucay and Samal) were still positive for paralytic shellfish poison that is beyond the regulatory limit.
Gomez, E. J. (2019, January 16). Red tide hits Cancabato Bay in Leyte. The Manila Times, p. A7.
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Red tides; Shellfish; Biological poisons; Paralytic shellfish poisoning; Public health; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Cancabato Bays; Leyte; Matarinao Bay; Lianga Bay; Dauis, Bohol; Tagbilaran; Pampanga; Bataan; Puerto Princesa; Mariveles; Limay; Orion; Pilar, Bataan; Balanga; Orani; Abucay; Samal, Bataan
- The Manila Times