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Monthly Archives: May 2021

Revived hatchery signals major step towards Philippine milkfish fry sufficiency

The embattled milkfish industry in the Philippines got a shot in the arm as the first rehabilitated hatchery in Western Visayas, which is expected to produce 5 to 10 million bangus fry every year, started its operations to address the persistent shortage of milkfish seeds in the country. Located in the province of Aklan, the 1,787 square meter Batan Bangus Satellite Hatchery was launched in February this year under the National Fry Sufficiency Program of the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR). The hatchery used to produce shrimp fry in 1983 but outbreaks of diseases in shrimp during the 90s led the hatchery to cease its operations in 1995. Now, it is one of the central …

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New Office Address of Manila Office

IMPORTANT ADVISORY: Please be informed that effective 3 May 2021, SEAFDEC/AQD’s Manila Office (MO) located at the Ground Floor of the Philippine Social Science Center Building in Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City has moved to Room 100-E. Correspondences to MO should now be sent to this address: Manila Office SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department Room 100-E, Ground Floor Philippine Social Science Center Building Commonwealth Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines

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