#RedTidePH: List of areas positive for red tide

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 24 2019 05:56 PM | Updated as of Jul 24 2019 05:57 PM

MANILA—The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources has identified several coastal areas in the country that tested positive for red tide.

The public has been advised "not to harvest, not to sell, not to buy, and not to eat" shellfish from the following areas:

WESTERN SAMAR

  • San Pedro Bay
  • Maqueda
  • Irong-irong
  • Silanga
  • Cambatutay Bay

PALAWAN

  • Puerto Princesa Bay

SURIGAO DEL SUR

  • Lianga Bay

BOHOL

  • coastal waters of Dauis
  • coastal waters of Tagbilaran City

DAVAO ORIENTAL

  • Balite Bay
  • Mati City

"All types of shellfish or alamang gathered from the areas shown above are not safe for human consumption," BFAR director Eduardo Gongona said in a statement released Wednesday.

"Fish, squids, shrimps, and crabs are safe for human consumption provided that they are fresh and washed thoroughly and internal organs such as gills and intestines are removed before cooking."