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Fishermen probed for catching ocean sunfish in protected area

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OCEAN SUNFISH. The dead ocean sunfish caught by the three fishermen from Negros Occidental at the Tañon Strait on March 1. Photo by Edgardo Rostata

The ocean sunfish is considered a ‘vulnerable’ or ‘threatened’ species

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Philippines (Mar. 4, 2017) — Three fishermen are under investigation for catching an ocean sunfish in Tañon Strait, the biggest protected marine area in the country. Continue reading Fishermen probed for catching ocean sunfish in protected area