Sat. Nov 23rd, 2019

Dynamited fish abandoned in Roxas

Fisheries Protection and Law Enforcement Group (FPLEG) of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in MIMAROPA discover about 300 kilograms of abandoned “dynamited’’ fish at Green Island in Roxas, Palawan. (Photos courtesy of FPLEG-BFAR)

About 300 kilograms of fish caught using dynamite was recovered by local authorities at Green Island in Roxas town Thursday.
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An informant reportedly alerted local authorities about the illegally caught fish that was being sold on the island, prompting its owners to abandon them.

The illegal catch was turned over to municipal authorities.

A follow-up operation to identify the persons behind the illegal activity has been launched by the FPLEG-BFAR.

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