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2011 Directory of Training Participants of Regular and Special Training Courses Abalone Hatchery and Grow-out   07 – 27 July 2011 Download PDF Format – File Size: 714 KB Mangrove Conservation, Rehabilitation, and Management (BFAR-RFTC)   25 May – 04 June 2011 Download PDF Format – File Size: 835 KB Seed Production and Grow-out of Sandfish, Holothuria scabra (BFAR-RFTC)   04 May – 17 May 2011 Download PDF Format – File Size: 796 KB Seaweed (Kappaphycus) Farming (BFAR-RFTC)   26 April – 10 May 2011 Download PDF Format – File …

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List of AQD Science papers in 2011

Aldon MET, Tormon DH, Fermin AC.  2010.  Sociocultural factors influencing fisher’s participation I coastal resource management in Aniniy, Antique, West Central, Philippines. In: Tolentino LL, Ladicho LD, Wun’Gaeo S, Ikegami K (eds.).  Asian Rural Sociology IV. The Multidimensionality of Economy, Energy and Environmental Crises and their Implications for Rural Livelihoods. International Conference; 7-10 September 2010; Bicol University, Legazpi City, Philippines; Asian Rural Sociology Association. Vol. 1.pp. 143-153. Amar EC, Faisan JP Jr,.  2011.  Efficacy of an inactivated vaccine and nutritional additives against white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) in shrimp (Penaeus …

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Analytical services

SEAFDEC/AQD offers disease diagnostic services, with viral diseases determined by PCR. Also available are electron microscopy imaging (TEM and SEM), and chemical and microbiological analyses of the following: feeds, feed ingredients, experimental animals and others (proximate analysis, fatty acid profile) water (pH, alkalinity, chlorophyll, dissolved oxygen, nitrogen (ammonia, nitrate and nitrite), phosphate, total hardness, total suspended solids) soil (pH, organic matter, available iron / phosphorus / sulfur) food products and water (standard aerobic plate count or total viable count; coliform count, determination of Salmonella / Shigella / Staphylococcus aureus / …

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Milkfish & mud crabs for sale

An estimated 120 kgs of milkfish and 150 kgs of mud crabs will be harvested from AQD’s Dumangas Brackishwater Station on 09 and 10 August respectively. The milkfish will be sold at a range of Php 75.00 – Php 120.00 per kg for sizes 200 g and above; while mud crabs will be priced at Php 300.00- Php 400.00 per kg for sizes 250 kgs and above (male and female). For orders and inquiries, you may contact AQD’s Materials Control Unit at (033) 511-8091/ (033)511-9171 loc 320.

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Fry & fingerlings

The following are available from the AQD hatcheries based on breeding season. Please order and inquire in advance. For marine fishes, email: edjayson@seafdec.org.ph. For freshwater fishes, email: mlcaralar@seafdec.org.ph. For tilapia at TMS, email: fpestepa@seafdec.org.ph. For crablets, email: etquinit@seafdec.org.ph. For abalone, email: miladp@seafdec.org.ph. Prices are subject to change without prior notice. Download the Order Form (PDF format) Products Size / Age Price (Phil Peso) Fish (newly hatched larvae) Milkfish P 6,000.00 / million Rabbitfish 10,000.00 / million Pompano 10,000.00 / million Grouper 10,000.00 / million Red snapper 10,000.00 / million Sea bass …

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Agree-build-operate-transfer aquaculture business

SEAFDEC/AQD packages and builds science-based ready-for-handover operational businesses for new and re-focusing entrepreneurs. Facilities are constructed on client site and made operational through on-the-job training for technicians and employees of our clients. ABOT AquaNegosyo was conceived in September 2006 in a Business Concept Forum organized by Department of Science & Technology (DOST) Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE) Philippine Emerging Start-Ups Open (PESO). The ABOT AquaNegosyo mainly uses a fusion of technology and business management strategies. The SEAFDEC/AQD aquaculture technologies are the main product lines packaged and delivered to entrepreneurs for …

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Institutional capacity development for sustainable aquaculture

The ICD-SA is the Institutional capacity development for sustainable aquaculture project launched in 2006 to hasten the transfer to and adoption by coastal villagers of appropriate technologies that would enhance the productivity of aquatic resources and at the same time safeguard the fragile balance of the aquatic ecology. Season-long training courses, technology demonstration, and research are the three main activities of ICD-SA projects. The ICD-SA projects, in effect, become: (1) an R&D platform for demonstrating the technical and economic feasibility of aquaculture technologies; (2) a laboratory for assessing socioeconomic and …

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2011 Training schedule

UPCOMING Date / Status Training Courses* Venue** Training Fee*** For the Philippines, AQD’s host country (PhP) For SEAFDEC or ASEAN member – countries (US$) 22 November – 01 December Accepting applicants Community-Based Freshwater Aquaculture for Remote Rural Areas of Southeast Asia TMS 12,000 1,000 17 – 21 October Accepting applicants Catfish Hatchery & Grow-out BFS 6,000 500 14 November – 02 December Accepting applicants Freshwater Aquaculture BFS 14,000 1,600 Other Courses By arrangement Accepting applicants Hatchery of Selected Species (Milkfish/Seabass/Grouper) TMS 15,000 1,800 By arrangement Accepting applicants Detection of Viral …

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New courses

International Training Course on Community-based Resource Enhancement in the Southeast Asian Coastal Region Southeast Asian coastal marine areas are rich in aquatic life resources with highly diverse fauna and flora supported by a plenty of highly productive environments such as mangroves, seagrass beds, and coral-reefs, which serve as reproductive, nursery, and/or feeding grounds for many aquatic organisms. However, a lot of aquatic life resources are decreasing due to various causes. Among the variety of aquatic species in the Southeast Asian region, there are a lot of high-value species and that …

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