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Milkfish and seaweed culture as livelihood options in Aklan

AQD scientist Dr. Felix Ayson lectures on the overview of high-value marine fish culture

Around 40 representatives from the academe, LGU, and private sector participated in SEAFDEC/AQD’s workshop on Small-scale aquaculture and livelihood ventures in Kalibo, Aklan, Philippines on 6 March.

AQD scientist Dr. Felix Ayson talked about the culture of high-value marine fishes while AQD scientist Dr. Evelyn Grace Ayson shared to the participants the updates on milkfish culture. AQD researcher Ms. Maria Rovilla Luhan with technical assistants Ms. Hananiah Sollesta and Ms. Jonalyn Mateo also taught the participants how to make seaweed value-added products such as gyoza, spring rolls, and pickles.

The workshop was a joint project of AQD, AquaFish-Collaborative research support program, and the province of Aklan.

AQD scientist Dr. Evelyn Grace Ayson gives an update on milkfish culture
AQD researcher Ms. Maria Rovilla Luhan supervises a participant in making seaweed pickles

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