Blast fishing threatens marine sanctuaries in Tayabas Bay
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The fish sanctuaries in the bay fronting Lucena City and Pagbilao and Sariaya towns in Quezon province are showing life as sea turtles, manta rays and assorted fish species are starting to return to these areas, an official of an environmental group said. Reports from members of the local bantay dagat (sea patrol) showed dynamite fishing continues in sections of the bay.
Blast fishing threatens marine sanctuaries in Tayabas Bay. (2017, July 15). Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A16.