KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Fisheries Department is still enforcing its warning for Red Tide in Tuaran waters, due to the ongoing hot weather which aggravate the phenomenon.
Sabah Fisheries Director, Datuk Rayner Stuel Galid, said the public are advised not to sell or consume any shell products.
“The Red Tide phenomenon detected in Tuaran waters is expected to spread to other districts in Sabah, he told SayangSabah.
According to him, the warning will be extended if the hot weather continues. department has confirmed a Red Tide warning had been issued for Tanjung Badak, Trayong, and Karambunai areas.
The phenomenon is caused by toxin released by Cochlodinnium Polykrikoides, a poisonous plankton species. – SayangSabah