• RED TIDE ALERT RAISED IN E VISAYAS

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    TACLOBAN CITY: The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has imposed shellfish ban in two bays and several municipal waters in Leyte, Samar and Biliran provinces. BFAR found the red tide bloom in bays and some coastal waters in the region through laboratory analysis on November 19. The presence of red tide calls for prohibition in the gathering, trading and consumption of shellfish from identified areas. Tagged as red tide positive are Cambatutay Bay in Samar; Carigara Bay in Leyte; municipal waters of Naval, Caibiran, Culaba, Kawayan, and Cabucgayan in Biliran; and coastal waters of Daram and Villareal in Samar province.

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