By Development Communication Section
Milkfish swim against the current, and fish farmers take advantage of this habit to harvest milkfish. Filipinos call this method “pasulang”. However, this cannot be done during low tide; instead, milkfish is harvested by totally draining ponds.
On 12 August, 173 kg of milkfish was harvested at AQD’s brackishwater station in Dumangas, Iloilo, Philippines. Thanks to technical assistant Mr. Jerry Babiera, technicians Mr. Ralen Depamaylo, Mr. Jorge Amihan, Mr. Federico Sotela, pond aides Mr. Felix Javero, Mr. Nestor Ardales and Mr. Alfredo Sotela.