Red tide pesters coastal waters of Dauis and Tagbilaran City
The public was told to avoid consuming shellfish products caught from the coastal waters of Dauis and Tagbilaran City in Bohol as they were just tested positive for red tide.
Based on the latest laboratory results of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Local Government Units (LGUs), the coastal waters of Dauis and Tagbilaran City in Bohol are now positive for red tide toxin.
BFAR said that all types of shellfish and Acetes sp. or alamang gathered from the area shown above are not safe for human consumption.
Meanwhile, shellfishes collected at Coastal waters of Leyte and Carigara Bay in Leyte; Lianga Bay in Surigao del Sur; Coastal waters of Biliran Province; and Honda Bay, Puerto Princesa in Palawan are still positive for paralytic shellfish poison that is beyond the regulatory limit.