BFAR urged to assess and repair the damage on fisheries caused by Taal eruption

“We are calling on the BFAR to immediately evaluate the damage of the Taal Volcano eruption to fisheries and aquaculture, leading to reparation for the loss of potential income of fisherfolks and coastal residents situated along the stretch of Taal Lake. We presume that the latest eruption poses serious damage to fisheries and aquaculture as the lake is a traditional fishing site for tilapia, bangus, and the endangered tawilis,” Fernando Hicap, PAMALAKAYA National Chairperson said in a statement.

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