A fine collaboration between cave divers and fish enthusiasts…
This identification and documentation work was conceptualized to raise the awareness of the locals and government officials of Barangay Arpili, Balamban for the preservation of Casili Spring’s aquatic fauna.
This is a joint effort of the Mantaga Adventure Divers (MAD) and the Aquatic Cebu Enthusiasts (ACE). [Photographs, specimen collection, identification work and layout of this post is credited to Mr. Niel Jarina and his mates at Aquatic Cebu Enthusiasts. -Bernil]
One species of mollusk, three species of fresh water fishes and shrimps were collected.
Scientific name: THIARA SCABRA
Local name: “KINHASON”
Scientific name: SICYOPTERUS CYNOCEPHALUS
Local name: “ BANGAS”
Scientific name: BELOBRANCHUS BELOBRANCHUS
Local name: “BUROD”
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