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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Buy AQD’s milkfish

There will be another milkfish harvest from SEAFDEC/AQD’s Igang Marine Station on 28 October. Milkfish, with sizes 350 g and below, are priced at Php 95 while sizes 400 g and above will be sold at Php 105. For orders of this fresh harvest, you may contact AQD’s Materials Control Unit at (033) 511-8091 or (033) 511-9171 loc 320.

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A partnership for Timor-Leste

SEAFDEC/AQD and the Agricultural Cooperative Development International / Volunteers in Overseas Cooperative Assistance (ACDI/VOCA), a nonprofit international development organization based in the United States, put together a mud crab and fish cultivation livelihood project for Timor-Leste.

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R&D internships

FishWorld’s R&D internships enable high school students to discover first-hand about aquatic ecosystems & biodiversity and about aquaculture & fisheries. As they become familiar with the research fields, methods, and practitioners at the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department, they learn and cultivate skills in observing, measuring & recording, interview & discussion, critical thinking & questioning, including library work, writing & reporting. 2016 2015 2014 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2016 2015 2014 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

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Other events

2nd Iloilo Biodiversity Week posters Training in Mollusk Collection and Identification ICOM 2015 Tuklas Kalikasan Ecology camp Fish conservation week AquaScience fair 6th Malacology Convention 2012 2nd Iloilo Biodiversity Week posters Training in Mollusk Collection and Identification ICOM 2015   Tuklas Kalikasan   Ecology camp Fish conservation week AquaScience fair 6th Malacology Convention 2012    

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Work on endangered megafauna

Intro 2014 2015 Intro Since FishWorld opened, the people of Iloilo have reported the capture or stranding of endangered marine animals along the coasts and have brought some of them under the care of FishWorld. Marine turtles are quite often caught by fish corrals in Tigbauan, Iloilo. Captured turtles and dugongs were reported to the Pawikan Conservation Project of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. All healthy turtles were tagged and released back to sea. However, turtles that were sick, injured, or domesticated and confiscated were held and rehabilitated in the hatchery tanks at SEAFDEC/AQD. 2014 2015

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Museum of aquatic biodiversity

Shell room Exhibited in all-glass cabinets are dry specimens of more than 4,000 species of mollusks, crustaceans, corals, echinoderms, and sponges from around the Philippines and elsewhere. These reference collections are used by scientists, teachers, and students. Fish room Here are alcohol-preserved specimens of fishes and crustaceans from the Philippines. Dagat Isda gallery The gallery shows paintings, sculptures, ceramics, glasscraft, and other artifacts that show the influence of fish and the ocean in human culture, tradition, and modern life.

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Species in FishWorld aquaria

Aquarium # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Pond 1 Common lionfish Pterois volitans Grunting toadfish Allenbatrachus grunniens Elbow crab Parthenope sp. Yellow moon crab Matuta victor Hermit crab Diogenes avarus   2 Spiny sea horse Hippocampus barbouri Tiger-tail sea horse Hippocampus comes Striped anglerfish Triantennatus zebrinus Brittle star Ophiocoma scolopendrina   3 Whitetail anemonefish Dascyllus aruanus Saddleback anemonefish Amphiprion polymnus Sea anemone Stoichactis sp. Diaphanus anemone Aiptasia pulchella   4 Orange-lined wrasse Halichoeres hartzfeldi Cushion sea star Culcita novaeguineae Pacific blue star Linckia laevigata Mesh sea star Pentaceraster alveolatus Horned sea star Protoreaster nodosus   5 Dusky batfish Platax boersi Giant red hermit Dardanus megistos Long-hair hermit …

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Books & serials on display (17-31 October 2011)

Books: Cuvin-Aralar, M. L. A., Laron, M. A., Aralar, E. V. & de la Paz,  U. C. (2011). Breeding and seed production of the giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergiiI). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Dept., Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center. Table of Contents. Lio-Po, G. D. & Inui, Y. (Eds). (2011). Health management in aquaculture. Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Dept., Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center. Table of Contents. Kaufman, L. & Tschirky, J. (2010). Living with the sea: Local efforts buffer effects of global change. Arlington, VA: Conservation International. Orbach, M. & Karrer, L. B. (2010). Marine managed areas: What, why, and where. Arlington, VA: Conservation International. Samonte, G. (2010). People and oceans: Managing marine areas for human well-being. Arlington, VA: Conservation International. …

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AQD celebrates World Food Day

SEAFDEC/AQD participated in this year’s World Food Day celebrated every 16 October. For this occasion, AQD and the South East Asia Fish for Justice Network (SEAFISH) conducted a Training course on capacity building on good aquaculture practices from 11 to 15 October at AQD Iloilo station in the Philippines. In addition, AQD held a lecture on Nitrogen dynamics in shrimp and pond and environmental improvement ability of sandfish delivered by Dr. Masashi Kodama of National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, Fisheries Research Agency in Japan on 13 October.

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AQD calls for papers on fish health

SEAFDEC/AQD will convene the International workshop on fish health management, with the theme: Accelerating awareness and capacity building in Southeast Asia, on 1-2 March 2012 in Iloilo City, Philippines. The call for papers is on these topics: (1) Accelerating awareness in fish health management through capacity building, and (2) Innovative research & novel diagnostic techniques for fish pathogens. Deadline of abstracts: 1 December 2011.

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Siganid & pompano juveniles and freshwater prawn postlarvae for sale

About 6,000 pieces of siganid juveniles with body length of 1-2 inches are for sale at SEAFDEC/AQD’s Tigbauan Main Station, Iloilo and are priced at Php 1 per 2 cm. For orders, you may contact Mr. Joel Piad at (033) 511-9171 local 318. In addition, around 6,000 pompano juveniles of sizes 50-80 grams are available at AQD’s Dumangas Brackishwater Station, Iloilo at Php 5 per inch. To place your orders, call Mr. Noel Opiña at (033) 527-3016 Also, more than 200,000 giant freshwater prawn postlarvae (PL 10-40) are for sale at AQD’s Binangonan Freshwater Station, Binangonan, Rizal from Php 0.50 to Php 2. Interested buyers may contact Mr. Emiliano Aralar at (02) 502-6716.

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