Wednesday , 28 September 2022
  • Renewing the push for pompano farming

    Despite its proven culinary and aquaculture value worldwide, pompano is yet to take off in the Philippines. Regardless, SEAFDEC/AQD is bent on promoting the pompano as the next big thing in Philippine aquaculture. …

  • Collab with Japanese research center kicks off

    New research projects between SEAFDEC/AQD and the Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) kicked off during a project meeting last 2 August 2022. …

  • 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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Aquaculture, a platform for poverty alleviation

“If done right, aquaculture can be the sustainable platform for creating wealth and environmental sustainability in the rural fishing communities,” says Joseph Martin Borromeo, president of the Philippine Association of Fish Producers Inc.

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SEAFDEC/AQD buildings named after prime movers

By Development Communication Section     The prime movers in the establishment of SEAFDEC/AQD were honored in dedication ceremonies as two buildings at the Tigbauan Main Station were named after them. The Administration Building is now named as the Dr. Quiterio F. Miravite Hall while the Nutrition and Reproductive Physiology Building is now the Dean Domiciano K. Villaluz Hall, in honor of these men who were instrumental in the establishment of SEAFDEC/AQD in the Philippines in 1973. Markers dedicating the buildings were unveiled by SEAFDEC/AQD officials and representatives of the families of Dr. Miravite and Dean Villaluz on 13 July 2018 as a highlight of SEAFDEC/AQD’s 45th Anniversary Celebration. “This is a way to say thank you to them and …

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Research on tiger shrimp immunostimulant wins top prize

The paper titled “A probiotic Bacillus strain containing amorphous poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) stimulates the innate immune response of Penaeus monodon postlarvae” was awarded the top prize in the aquatic science category of the Dr. Elvira O. Tan Awards for 2018.

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