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Books & serials on display (19-30 September 2011)

Books: Book of abstracts: ACIAR-SPC Asia-Pacific Tropical Sea Cucumber Aquaculture Symposium, 15-17 February 2011, Noumea, New Caledonia. (2011). Francisco, J. P. S. (2011). Are Metro Manila households willing to pay for cleaner public transport? South Bridge Court, Singapore: Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia. Franckx, E. (2011). The relationship between CITES, FAO and related agreements: Legal issues. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Orr, J. W., Stevenson, D. E., Hoff, G. R., Spies, I. & McEachran, J. D. (2011). BATHYRAJA PANTHERA, a new species of skate (Rajidae: Arhynchobatinae) from …

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Buy AQD’s fresh harvest of milkfish

Come and savor Guimaras-grown milkfish which will be made available on 23 September. Harvested from SEAFDEC/AQD’s Igang Marine Station, its retail price ranges from Php 75-110 per kg for sizes 200 g and above. You may get in touch with AQD’s Materials Control Unit at (033) 511-8091 or (033) 511-9171 loc 320 for orders and further inquiries.

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Milkfish for sale

SEAFDEC/AQD is set to harvest milkfish from its Milkfish cage culture project with Petron in Guimaras on 9 September. It will be sold at Php 105-110 per kg for sizes 250 gm and above. For orders and inquiries, you may contact AQD’s Materials Control Unit at (033) 511-8091 or (033)511-9171 loc 320 not later than 7 September.

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Mariculture parks in southern Philippines find support in AQD, TSKI and DBP

SEAFDEC/AQD and Taytay sa Kauswagan Inc. (TSKI) are working together as the technical assistance team for the Sustainable mariculture investment program that is funded by the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) from a grant by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD). Stakeholder consultations have been conducted in Panabo City (Davao del Norte) from 17 June to 2 July and in Digos City & Sta Cruz (Davao del Sur) from 8 to 13 August.

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AQD teams up with community-partners

SEAFDEC/AQD teams up with the village resource management council of Molocaboc in Sagay, Negros Island, Philippines for a new project on the culture of abalone (Haliotis asinina) and seaweed (Gracilaria). AQD was also on hand at the launching of 12 marine sanctuaries in San Joaquin, Iloilo, Philippines on 16 August 2011 where AQD and LGU-San Joaquin collaborate on studies on giant clam and coral growth vis-à-vis climate change.

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Red tilapia & siganid for sale

SEAFDEC/AQD is set to harvest red tilapia and siganids from its Dumangas Brackishwater Station in Iloilo on 23 August. The red tilapia will be sold at Php 85-100 per kg for sizes 300 gm and above; while siganids will be priced at Php 80-115 per kg for sizes 100 gm and above. For orders and inquiries, you may contact AQD’s Materials Control Unit at (033) 511-8091 or (033)511-9171 loc 320.

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Tilapia hatchery

Technology Description Tilapia has been dubbed the “aquatic chicken” because it grows fast, breeds in captivity easily, and the technology for its propagation and culture requires little input. Hatcheries can readily supply the seedstock that the tilapia farming industry needs. Hatcheries are of three types: concrete tanks, which give the highest production; hapa netcages in lakes, the second highest; then ponds. Technology profile: (1) Get good breeders (50-250 g) from reputable hatcheries; or, raise them from the fry stage until they mature in 3 months. For the latter, breeding trials …

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Marine cage culture of grouper

Technology Description The technology of cage culture is relatively cheap and easy to run. The materials used in construction are indigenous and readily available like the bamboo supports. Filipinos are used to working with bamboo. In addition, grouper fry can now be produced in hatcheries or transported from areas where fry collection is an established industry, and there are a lot of places in the country where this is so. Marine cage culture of grouper can be done in 4- to 12-compartment cage as one unit. There are nursery (small …

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Marine pond culture of grouper

Technology Description Grouper is a high-value species like tiger shrimp, and with prudent pond management, it is easier to culture without the attendant disease problems with prudent pond management. Shrimp farmers seeking alternative crops have found one in grouper. Preparing the ponds for grouper is similar to milkfish and shrimp pond preparation. In addition, grouper fry or “tiny” need to be nursed first and must be regularly sorted and size-graded. Rectangular netcages supported by bamboo poles and installed inside the pond can serve as nursery. A hover-type lamp can attract …

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Milkfish hatchery

Technology Description It might be expensive to integrate broodstock with hatchery; hence, hatchery operators may opt to buy milkfish eggs from broodstock operators like SEAFDEC/AQD. This distinction between egg suppliers and fry suppliers is what make Taiwan’s milkfish industry very successful because the risks are spread among sectors of the industry. Filipino entrepreneurs are enjoined to do the same. Eggs are hatched, raised, and then sold at day 21 or older. Natural food (Chlorella, Brachionus, Artemia) are fed to the larvae, enriching the rotifer and Artemia in particular with highly …

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