Molopolo Sta Cruz Fish Sanctuary

Macrohon, Southern Leyte

The Molopolo Sta Cruz Bird and Fish Sanctuary is one of the tourist attractions of the municipality of Macrohon and in the province. It is one of the eight fish sanctuaries in the Province of Southern Leyte. It became popular because of its fish feeding activity. There are 10 designated areas for snorkeling. A tour is available in the site and witness the diverse and abundant marine life with a se ...

e-through glass bottom boat. It is also the hatching ground for sea turtles.

Molopolo Sta Cruz Bird and Fish Sanctuary News

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    Macrohon is a fourth class municipality of Southern Leyte Province. The town has a land area of about 12,639.5 hectares and is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.

    The 25-hectare bird and fish sanctuary is located in the Municipality of Macrohon betwe ...

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    Recognizing well-mana ...

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    This was the clarification of Armando O. Gaviola,Community Affairs Assistance of the Provincial Environment And Natural Resources Management Office(PENRMO) and front person of the aforesaid project in a recent interview.

    He clarified that before an area in an open sea could be declared as MPA or fish sanctuary it should have possessed in its bottom numerous corals and a ...

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