DENR urges public to report restaurants selling tawilis
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) reminded the public yesterday that the closed fishing season for tawilis is strictly being enforced and will last until April 30. DENR-Calabarzon urged the public to report establishments or restaurants selling tawilis. It warned the public that they may get stocks frozen since February. Earlier, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) placed tawilis on the list of endangered species. According to the IUCN, Sardinella tawilis is endemic to a single location in the Philippines – Taal Lake, Batangas.
Villanueva, R. (2019, April 13). DENR urges public to report restaurants selling tawilis. The Philippine Star, p. 7.
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Season regulations; Rare species; Freshwater fish; Endemic species; Sustainable development; Sardinella tawilis; Sardinella; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN); University of Santo Tomas (UST); Philippine Society for Freshwater Science (PSFS); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)
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