TO PROTECT travelers from swarms of jellyfish in the waters of Mactan, the Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Office (LLCDRRMO) has prompted boatmen to twofold check the region previously enabling visitors to go swimming.
Andy Berame, head of the LLCDRRMO, revealed to SunStar Cebu the marvel is regular and asked both the boatmen and travelers to do their part to abstain from getting stung.
"I encourage them to check the waters where they will drop the travelers off for water exercises on the grounds that these jellyfish would normally turned out amid summer," he said.
With respect to the travelers, Berame said they should wear rash watches that will cover their whole body to counter jellyfish stings.
Berame said the rise of the jellyfish has influenced water exercises in Mactan, however not at a disturbing rate.
"It influenced the exercises however not excessively much. It's all in the hands of the boatmen to direct the sightseers to a region where there is no nearness of the jellyfish. These swarms of jellyfish simply go through and are absent in every one of the waters of Mactan," he said.
"They should try harder to keep their visitors protected and free from damage, particularly from these swarms of jellyfish," he included.
Mactan is home to resorts and white sand shorelines that pull in a huge number of visitors. It is likewise a most loved jumping and swimming spot.
Berame said their office has not yet gotten any formal protests, yet however is checking reports from online life posts about jellyfish stings.
Authority of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (Bfar) Provincial Fishery Office-Cebu boss Edgar Delfin prior said they got reports that different parts are likewise influenced by jellyfish.
The Bfar issued a warning against swimming in certain pieces of Mactan's waters after swarms of jellyfish were found.
Facebook clients announced swarms of jellyfish in waters off Barangay Marigondon and different pieces of Mactan, Olango and Gilutongan.