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Parasites, changing temperature cause dolphin deaths in Bicol

Mar 11, 2017 - 9:16 AM

Parasites or their eggs may be carried through human or animal feces dumped in the sea that fish and even the marine mammals may feed on says Dr Evelyn Saberon of BFAR

SPINNER DOLPHIN. Dr Evelyn Saberon inspects the dolphin carcass found in coast of Libon, Albay for necropsy at the Regional Fisheries Health Management and Diagnostics Laboratory at Fabrica, Bula, Camarines Sur. Photo courtesy of BFAR.

Rare megamouth shark washes ashore in Albay

Jan 29, 2015 - 2:06 PM

The 15 foot megamouth shark washes ashore in Barangay Marigondon Pio Duran

A 15-footer megamouth shark (Megachasma pelagios) beached in Marigondon, Pioduran, Albay, January 28, 2015.  Image courtesy Rosalina Sariola/Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines