Tuesday , 18 May 2021

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Baliao: Revive abandoned hatcheries to boost local aquaculture

    ROXAS City – To boost the local aquaculture industry, SEAFDEC/AQD Chief Dan Baliao said abandoned and underutilized hatcheries in the province should be rehabilitated to produce much-needed crablets and fish fry. He said this during a dialogue with local fish farmers who aired that there were not enough suppliers of crablets that they seed into their fishpond. “The problem here in Capiz is that our crablets come from Bicol, Sarangani, and Cagayan Valley. How about us here in Capiz?” asked Ma. Cristina Dyna Honrado, vice-chair of the Capiz Aquaculture Producers Cooperative. Other fish farmers acknowledged that while the SEAFDEC/AQD hatchery, based in nearby Iloilo, can supply crablets, the volume is still not enough, so they end up buying …

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Iloilo mudworm likes it dark, study finds

In a bid to produce more of this aquaculture superfood and as efficiently as possible, Mandario recently established the optimal light conditions for the polychaete hatchery where the mudworm eggs are hatched, and larvae are nursed. The finding is important because the 10,000 species of polychaetes have varying responses to light at their different life stages.

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Visit SEAFDEC/AQD at Agrilink 2019

SEAFDEC/AQD joins the Agrilink/ Foodlink/ Aquaink 2019 this 3-5 October 2019. We will feature our algal paste, analytical and diagnostic services, and will make farmer-friendly publications available. Find us at Booth 301, Hall D of the World Trade Center in Pasay City, Philippines.

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56th Fish Conservation Week

  SEAFDEC/AQD joins in the celebration of the Philippine Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources’ 56th Fish Conservation Week. Visit the SEAFDEC/AQD booth at the Fish Conservation Week exhibition at the Iloilo City Sunburst Park. The exhibition will be open to the public from 8 AM to 6 PM on 17-19 September 2019.

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