Saturday , 27 February 2021
  • A hard problem with a soft solution: Catfish farm’s production surges after easy fix

    There are not enough catfish in the “Catfish Country” of Zarraga, Iloilo, but recent findings in one farm may just be the catalyst that could catapult the fish into abundance. Zarraga Pantat Fingerlings was one of the many farms struggling to keep pace with buyers’ demands while itself suffering from many catfish eggs that fail … …

  • 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. …

  • Community-based sea ranching: fisherfolks’ legacy to sustainable fisheries

    Just off Molocaboc Island, beneath a turquoise canopy of water, fishers search the coral reef to pick out abalone and sea cucumber, two prized delicacies in Asian cuisine. Live abalone sells abroad for up to $120 or approximately P5,700 a kilo, and dried sea cucumber, $2000 or about P96,000 a kilo. But the fishers are … …

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USEC Gongona visits AQD

Director Gongona and AQD Chief Dan Baliao had a meeting on the status of the collaborative project between AQD and BFAR to establish legislated multi-species hatcheries around the country.

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