Monday , 30 March 2020

Rossea H. Ledesma

International Workshop on Food Safety of Aquaculture Products in Southeast Asia

  INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON FOOD SAFETY OF AQUACULTURE PRODUCTS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA Challenges in Sustaining the Food Safety of Aquaculture Products 8-9 May 2013 | Hotel del Rio, Iloilo City, Philippines Organized by SEAFDEC/AQD with funding from GOJ-Trust Fund   PROSPECTUS Food safety, quality, and traceability are major issues that presently confront the aquaculture industry not only in terms of protecting public health but also of meeting the requirements of international trade.  Aside from environmental issues arising from aquaculture, the presence of chemical residues and pathogenic organisms in cultured organisms may render aquaculture products unsafe for human consumption and fail to meet international standards, guidelines, and recommendations. Because of better awareness of the importance of food safety of aquaculture products, …

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Free Downloads (2010-recent)

Publications released earlier than 2010 can be accessed at the AQD Repository. AQD VIDEOS PODCASTS PUBLICATIONS Flyers Reports Newsletter Folder/Calendar/Bookmarks Flyers Flyers/Brochures   Igang Marine Station (revised 2020) A visitor brochure on AQD’s station. Download here — File Size: 3.7 MB Sea Cucumber Hatchery and Nursery Production (2018) The brochure contains information on the hatchery and nursery culture of sea cucumber. Download PDF Format — File Size: 3.8 MB Mangrove Red Snapper Nursery and Grow-out (2018) The contains information on the nursery, and grow-out culture of mangrove red snapper.  Download PDF Format — File Size: 2.32 MB Tigbauan Main Station (revised 2018) A brochure on AQD’s main station.  Download PDF Format  — File Size: 4.09 MB Analytical Services (2018)  Download PDF Format — …

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2013 releases

October-November 2013    Flip through the pages   Download PDF Format — File Size: 7.34 MB August-September 2013   Flip through the pages    Download PDF Format — File Size: 1.45 MB  June-July 2013    Flip through the pages    Download PDF Format — File Size: 4.39 MB April-May 2013    Flip through the pages    Download PDF Format — File Size: 7.48 MB AEM 55 Culture of marine phytoplankton for aquaculture seed productionMilagros de la Peña, Annie Franco (2013) 32 pp   The 32-page extension manual describes the biology, culture techniques and maintenance and mass propagation of 12 phytoplankton species used as live feed in marine hatcheries   Each copy costs US$7    Flip through the table contents Field …

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AQD’s ITSO one step closer to accreditation

AQD’s Innovation and Technology Support Office (ITSO) committee attended a seminar-workshop on patent search and documentation from 16 to 18 April at Talisay City, Negros Occidental, Philippines. This is the second of a five-part series of training that the ITSO committee is required to attend prior to taking the accreditation exam.

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Enjoy a fish feast – milkfish and tilapia!

AQD will harvest milkfish on 24 April from its Dumangas Brackishwater Station. These 250-400 gram-sized fish are priced at Php 80-100 per kg. Moreover, there will be tilapia harvest from AQD’s project site in Dingle, Iloilo on 26 April. The market price of tilapia is Php 85-100 per kilo for sizes 250-400 g per piece. You may place your orders through AQD’s Materials Control Unit at (033) 511-8091 or (033) 511-9171 loc 320.  

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Buy milkfish and pompano fry at AQD

Good news to milkfish and pompano growers! You can now buy 25-day old milkfish (size 3-4) and 1-inch pompano fry at SEAFDEC/AQD’s Tigbauan Main Station, Iloilo. These are priced at Php 0.30/piece and Php 5/inch, respectively. To purchase, please contact Ms. Ofelia Reyes at (033) 511-9170 to 71 loc 361 or 358 or email

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A fish treat!

Have a taste of SEAFDEC/AQD’s tilapia harvest. The tilapia will be harvested from AQD’s project site in Dingle, Iloilo on 19 April. The price ranges from Php 85 to Php 100 for sizes 250-400 grams. You may get in touch with AQD’s Materials Control Unit at (033) 511-8091 or (033) 511-9171 loc 320 for your orders.

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Filming of AQD technologies

Mag-Agri Tayo’s managing director Mr. Philip John Daffon Jr and crew were at SEAFDEC/AQD’s stations in Tigbauan & Dumangas, Iloilo and Igang, Guimaras to document aquaculture technologies

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