Navy intercepts unlawful fishing activity in Tañon Strait’s seawaters

Photos courtesy of BRP Abraham Campo (PC396)

On the morning of October 15, 2021, while conducting maritime interdiction operations, the navy vessel BRP Abraham Campo (PC396)’s Duty Lookout detected a suspicious fishing vessel surrounded by multiple bancas in the seawaters of Kalaboon, Ronda, Cebu. PC396 approached, but the fishing vessel accelerated and ran into the seas of Minilos, Dumanhug, and Cebu. The… Continue reading Navy intercepts unlawful fishing activity in Tañon Strait’s seawaters

Entangled whale shark found dead in Negros Occidental

Photo courtesy of Eren Borja

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported on Monday that a whale shark died after becoming entangled in a fish pen in the southern town of Pulupandan in Negros Occidental on Saturday night. When fisherman Nelson Lim and his four crewmen checked the cage about a kilometer from the shoreline, they discovered the dead whale shark.… Continue reading Entangled whale shark found dead in Negros Occidental