Tuesday , 20 October 2020
  • Agri-wastes eyed as cheap, eco-friendly source of fish feed

    AFFORDABLE and sustainable feed ingredients for fish farmers are in the works as researchers continue to develop fish diet formulations using discarded agricultural wastes and byproducts. Dr. Frolan Aya, a scientist at the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD), and his colleagues examined agricultural wastes and byproducts for potential inclusion in diets formulated … …

  • Seahorses get second life with SEAFDEC and NegOc islanders’ help

    The coral reefs north of Negros Island are once more teeming with seahorses after a seven-year partnership between researchers and the local island community successfully protected and replenished their wild population. At Molocaboc Island in Sagay City, Negros Occidental, divers assisted in scientific surveys of seahorse populations, technicians maintained seahorse breeding facilities, the local government’s … …

  • Clarias macrocephalus

    Conservation urged to save native catfish

    “Let us save our native catfish by conservation, management, breeding, and culture before it is too late. We must act immediately, and the future is now.” …

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Online training courses being fast-tracked to empower aquaculture industry

To help bolster the supply of seafood and sustain the development of the fish farming industry during a pandemic, SEAFDEC/AQD is fast-tracking the development of online training courses. Distance learning courses are conducted through online learning platforms, where participants can access lecture notes, instructional materials, activities, and even examinations.

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