Pompano is not only tasty but also rich in protein and unsaturated fatty acid like most fishes. On 5 September, AQD is harvesting 200-250 gram-sized pompano from its Igang Marine Station. The price of pompano is PhP 175 per kg. You may place your order through AQD’s Materials Control Unit at (033) 511-8091 or (033) 511-9171 loc 320.
Philippine Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol expressed support to SEAFDEC/AQD and advised officials of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) to more closely coordinate with its experts.