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Up to 600 tonnes of fish lost to algal bloom in Singapore, says agricultural authority

Up to 600 tonnes of fish lost to algal bloom in Singapore, says agricultural authority

March 6, 2015

SINGAPORE, March 6 — Up to 600 tonnes of fish belonging to 55 farms have been lost to algal bloom in recent days, said the Agri-food and Veterinary Authority yesterday. Issuing its first comments on the algal bloom since last Saturday, the authority said last year’s plankton bloom cost 53 farms about 500 tonnes of fish. The AVA also said it would help the affected fish farmers — who operate off Pasir Ris in the East Johor Strait — to recover and restart their operations, and enhance... Read more

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