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Ormoc wages battle vs. Crown of Thorns starfish PDF Print E-mail
Source: Philippine Information Agency

 

ORMOC CITY, Leyte, March 18 (PIA) -- Ormoc is currently waging a battle against the Crown of Thorns starfish, locally known of dap-marine invertebrates that feed on corals which are marine sanctuaries and kills corals. The outbreak of COTS in Ormoc was confirmed recently after the Animal Production and Fisheries Division of the City Agricultural Services Office collected almost 400 pieces of COTS after just two hours of diving in more or less 200 square meters inside the fish sanctuary in Barangay Ipil.  READ MORE »

 

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