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Alarming mussels and fish kills reported in Manila Bay Philippines

Apart from the fish kills that had been reported this morning, October 11, 2019. It was also found out that there are dead fishes floating in some section of Manila bay.

According to some fishermen, probably the cause of fish kill is due to the changing low and high water levels or due to water bacteria. When the fishermen went around the area, They found out that there were also dead mussels. The mussels are known to be highly resistant to toxic substance yet had been infected.

Friday, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources released a statement saying low oxygen levels and high levels of ammonia and water phospates were responsible for the fish kills. This is based on 3 samples taken by the agency.

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