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PIA Press Release
2007/09/06

Shellfish and alamang banned

by Jona L. Depositario

BUTUAN CITY (September 6) -- Latest laboratory results posted by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the local government units bared that shellfish is banned on the coastal areas of Milagros and Mandaon in Masbate; Juag Lagoon in Matnog, Sorsogon; Bislig City in Surigao del Sur and Sumaguillas Bay in Zamboanga del Sur.

According to BFAR's report, all types of shellfish and acetes, commonly known as "alamang" are not safe for human consumption in the said areas.

Meanwhile, fish, squids, shrimps and crabs are safe for consumption if they are washed thoroughly and internal organs such as gills and intestines are removed before cooking.

BFAR also reported that the coastal areas of Cavite, Las Piñas, Parañaque, Navotas, Bulacan and Bataan in Manila Bay are continue to be free from toxic red tides.

In Pangasinan, the coastal waters of Bolinao, Anda, Alaminos and Wawa Bani are also considered safe along with the coastal waters of Masinloc and Palauig in Zambales, while Perto Princesa and Inner Malampaya Sound, and Taytay in Palawan.

Within the vicinity of Negros Occidental, the following coastal areas are also considered safe: Hinigaran, Talisay City, Bacolod City, Victorias City, E.B. Magalona, Pontevedra, Valladolid, San Enrique, and Polopandan.

Completing the list of safe areas are the Siaton in Negros Oriental, Cancabato Bay in Tacloban City, Carigara, Leyte, Ormoc and San Pedro Bays in Leyte; Biliran Waters in Biliran Province; Maqueda, Velareal and Irong-Irong Bays in Samar; coastal waters of Kabasalan in Sibugey Bay, Zamboanga Sibugay; Hinatuan and Lianga Bays in Surigao del Sur; Taguines Lagoon in Camiguin Island and Baliute Bay in Davao Oriental. (PIA-13) [top]

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