Ticao Pass

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Ticao Pass
Ticao Pass is located in Luzon
Ticao Pass
Ticao Pass
Location within the Philippines
Ticao Pass is located in Philippines
Ticao Pass
Ticao Pass
Ticao Pass (Philippines)
Location
Coordinates12°37′N 123°48′E / 12.617°N 123.800°E / 12.617; 123.800Coordinates: 12°37′N 123°48′E / 12.617°N 123.800°E / 12.617; 123.800
Typestrait
EtymologyTicao Island

Ticao Pass is the strait that separates Ticao Island from the Bicol Peninsula in the Philippines.[1] It connects the Burias Pass in the north with the Samar Sea in the south.

Along with the Burias Pass, the waters of the Ticao Pass are proposed to become a Marine Protected Area. It is home to a large marine diversity, but it also suffers from massive overfishing and poaching, as well as destructive blast fishing.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographical Names: Ticao Pass: Philippines". Geographic.org. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  2. ^ Danny O. Calleja (October 5, 2015). "Proposed declaration of Ticao-Burias Pass as protected seascape excites stakeholders". pnabicol.blogspot.ca. Legazpi City: Philippines News Agency. Retrieved 16 August 2016.