AQD’s Dumangas Brackishwater Station is harvesting about 2.5 tons of milkfish on 10 January. The 400 gram-sized milkfish is priced at PhP 100 per kilo. The Igang Marine Station in Guimaras is also set to harvest pompano on the same date. The market price of pompano is PhP 175 per kilo. Please contact AQD’s Materials Control Unit at (033) 511-8091 or (033) 511-9171 loc 320 for availability of the products.
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.