Wednesday , 28 September 2022

Rossea H. Ledesma

Oplan Balik Sugpo Update

After three consecutive years of successful verification runs at its Dumangas Brackishwater Station (DBS), SEAFDEC/AQD collaborated with the Department of Agriculture-National Fisheries Research and Development Institute (DA-NFRDI) for this year’s continuation of the Oplan Balik Sugpo Program. 

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[Job vacancy] Chemist needed

The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) in Tigbauan, Iloilo, an international research institution, is in urgent need of a CHEMIST to be assigned at its Laboratory Facilities for Advanced Aquaculture Technologies, Research Division. Qualifications: Licensed Chemist or Licensed Chemical Technician Preferably: With good scholastic records With work experience in proximate and microbiological testing is an advantage If no experience in microbiological testing, should have at least experience working in a chemical laboratory and hands-on training in microbiological analysis Familiar with the basic QA/QC in the laboratory With knowledge and experience of the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 is an advantage Have excellent written and oral communication skills Possess good interpersonal relationship and work ethics Summary of duties to be performed: This …

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2022 Releases

Hatchery Production of Sea Cucumbers (Sandfish Holothuria scabra) Altamirano, J. P., & Rodriguez, J. C., Jr. (2022) 54 pp The manual describes the various hatchery production methodologies that were specifically optimized for the sandfish H. scabra. Download here — File Size: 15.71 MB Understanding Current Challenges and Future Prospects in Integrated Multi-trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) Research Altamirano, J. P., Nambu, R., Salayo, N. D., & Kodama, M. (Eds.) (2022) 74 pp This proceeding is a compilation of the 10-year achievements in IMTA research conducted by JIRCAS and SEAFDEC/AQD researchers and their collaborators, covering topics such as ecological characterization of target species, evaluation of environmental impacts, and socio-economic analysis. Download here — File Size: 8.71 MB May-June 2022 Download here — File …

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[Job vacancy] Researchers needed

The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) in Tigbauan, Iloilo, an international research institution with career development opportunities is in urgent need of RESEARCHERS for its Research Division. Qualifications:  Master or Doctorate Degree in Biological Sciences, Fisheries or related fields Preferably: Should have good scholastic records Scientific publication in an ISI-CC covered journal is an advantage Registered Fisheries Technologist With at least 1-2 years work experience in research or related field (experience in aquaculture research is an advantage) Has the passion in research, dedicated and focused in work, trustworthy and goal-oriented, and with good work ethics Duties to be performed: This position is responsible for conducting research studies and publishing scientific papers based on results of experiments in line …

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SEAFDEC lab now ISO accredited

World-class quality testing can now be enjoyed by fish farmers and researchers for their feeds and water samples at the Centralized Analytical Laboratory (CAL) of SEAFDEC/AQD in Tigbauan, Iloilo.

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Hope for the groupers

In Brazil, declining populations of grouper make it one of the country’s endangered species. However, Claudia Kerber, a former SEAFDEC/AQD trainee, is at the forefront of its conservation and repopulation for more than a decade.

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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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Priority Infrastructure Updates 2021

SEAFDEC/AQD is nearing the completion of two multi-species hatcheries and a milkfish broodstock facility at its research complex in Tigbauan, Iloilo. These priority infrastructure projects are being built to intensify demonstration and techno-transfer programs, as well as to help address the shortage of aquaculture seeds in the Philippines, the host country of the research center.

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2021 Releases

Mga teknolohiya sa pagpapaanak ng mga isdang tabang: Tilapya, karpa, hito, at ayungin Romana-Eguia, M. R. R., Aya, F. A., & Eguia, R. V. (2021) 41 pp This is a 4-in-1 Filipino-language manual on the hatchery of tilapia, carp, catfish, and silver therapon. Download here — File Size: 5 MB Promotion of sustainable aquaculture, aquatic animal health, and resource enhancement in Southeast Asia: Proceedings of the international workshop on the promotion of sustainable aquaculture, aquatic animal health, and resource enhancement in Southeast Asia, 25–27 June 2019, Iloilo City, Philippines Aya, F. A., de la Peña, L. D., Salayo, N. D., & Tendencia, E. A. (Eds.) (2021) 287 pp This publication is a product of the workshop and compiles information from …

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Feed Mill Services

A. Usage of Feed Mill equipment Submit a letter of request to the Research Division Head Dr. Leobert de la Peña through the Feed Mill Supervisor Mr. Joseph Biñas stating the type and amount of ingredients to be processed. Email the letter of request to jbbinas@seafdec.org.ph and leobertd@seafdec.org.ph or fax to (033) 330-7011. The processing fee will be computed based on the power consumption, labor, equipment depreciation cost, and 15% overhead cost but not lower than PhP20 per kilogram. Milled ingredients will be released upon full payment through SEAFDEC/AQD cashiering or by bank transfer to the SEAFDEC/AQD UCPB account 307-112877-9. Feed Mill personnel are the only ones allowed to operate the grinding and milling equipment. B. Request for Feed Ingredients …

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Guidelines on LFAAT Sample Acceptance and Releasing of Test Reports in view of COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Laboratory Facilities for Advanced Aquaculture Technologies (LFAAT) of SEAFDEC/AQD requests external clients to observe the following supplemental guidelines on sample submission and releasing of test reports for laboratory testing/analytical services: Acceptance of samples will be at the main gate of the Tigbauan Main Station. The guard-on-duty will call the concerned laboratory staff for the client’s testing/analytical service needs. Proximate analysis/freeze drying – (Loc 1112/1115) Atomic Absorption Analysis/Rotavap – (Loc. 1112) Soil and Water Analysis – (Loc 1112/1115) Microbiological testing/electron microscopy – (Loc 1112) Sample receiving/test report releasing) – (Loc. 1116) General & other concerns – (Loc. 1111) Transactions with laboratory staff will be done through the phone to determine whether the sample may be …

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