RED TIDE ALERT: BFAR Detects Red Tide Toxin In The Following Areas


Red Tide Toxin Detected by BFAR In Several Areas RED TIDE ALERT – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) detects red tide toxins in different areas in the country. Red tide is a phenomenon caused by algal blooms that deplete oxygen and release toxins in the waters. This phenomenon has a negative effect on … Read more

Giant Clams: 2 Billion Worth Of Clams Seized In GenSan

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Giant Clams Worth 2 Billion Seized In GenSan GIANT CLAMS – The authorities seized 120,000 tons of giant clams worth 2 billion pesos in General Santos City. The giant clams locally known as “taklobo” are found on the shores of the Philippines and in the West Philippine Sea. It can be found at depths of … Read more

BFAR Looking To Provide 22 Unsinkable Boats For Recto Bank Survivors

BFAR Is Planning To Give 22 Unsinkable Vessels To Recto Bank Incident Survivors BFAR – The state’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) have already set to provide 22 unsinkable vessels to Recto Bank incident survivors. An unexpected incident occurred recently at the Recto Bank that ended up with the sinking of a Filipino … Read more

PH Coast Guard Apprehended 2 Vietnamese Fishing Vessels In Cagayan

Philippine Coast Guard Seized 2 Vietnamese Fishing Vessels In Cagayan PH COAST GUARD – Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) apprehended two Vietnamese fishing vessels in Cagayan. Numerous cases of Vietnamese fishing vessels illegally operating have been reported in the past. Philippine Authorities have dealt with the cases appropriately … Read more

Fish Kill Occurred In Camarines Sur

There Was A Report Of A Fish Kill In Camarines Sur FISH KILL – Another fish kill occurrence was reported in Pili, Camarines Sur, where thousands of fish were found dead along the coastline. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources also initiated an investigation recently, after receiving information about thousands of dead Danggit fish. … Read more

BFAR Urge Filipino Fishermen To Avoid Panatag Shoal ‘For The Meantime’

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BFAR Urge Filipino Fishermen To Fish Father From Panatag Shoal BFAR – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) urged the Filipino fishermen to avoid Panatag Shoal ‘for the meantime.’ The Filipino fishermen are allegedly prohibited by the Chinese to get near into the Scarborough/ Panatag Shoal. Duterte’s administration, however, did not make an … Read more

BFAR Releases Official Statement Over Plastic Fish Issue

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BFAR Breaks Silence Over Plastic Fish Controversy The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) released an official statement regarding the viral plastic fish controversy. Previously, several netizens have share the videos of fish allegedly covered with plastic skin purchased from the market. The concerned consumers were showing the fish they bought from the market … Read more

Weird Sea Creature Died in Tacloban Due To Starvation

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Weird Sea Creature Found Dead in Tacloban A weird sea creature has been found dead in Tacloban City, which was believed died due to extreme starvation and parasitism. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional office made a statement saying that a melon-headed whale (Peponecephala electra) was spotted near the Alimasag Fisherman area … Read more