Samar shellfish ban still on
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Red tide toxins remain in four bays of Samar Island as coastal waters are still positive for paralytic shellfish poisoning, the bureau of fisheries and aquatic resources said in its bulletin issued earlier this week. BFAR Regional Director Juan D. Albaladejo said their office and local government units are closely monitoring violations of shellfish ban, which prohibits gathering, consuming transporting of shellfish in affected areas. Without giving figures, the BFAR regional office said that red tide toxin is still hign in Matarinao Bay, Cambatutay Bay, Irong Irong Bay, and Calbayog Waters.
Samar shellfish ban still on. (2013, August 2). Manila Bulletin, p.13.
- Manila Bulletin