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BFAR issues shellfish ban in Puerto Princesa due to red tide

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY—The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the city government here issued Tuesday morning a warning to the public against the consumption of shellfishes following findings of red tide toxins from samples collected from the Puerto Princesa Bay. BFAR Undersecretary for Fisheries Eduardo Gongona in a statement released to the local …