Tuesday , 19 March 2019
  • WATCH: Highlights of the 2018 Inland Freshwater Aquaculture Training

    Fisheries officers of eight countries from Africa, Asia and Oceania spent 16 days training at SEAFDEC/AQD in the Philippines hoping to improve the fish farming industries in their respective countries. See what they have to say in this video. …

  • Upcoming Training Course on Tilapia

    SEAFDEC/AQD is now accepting applicants for its training course on “Tilapia Hatchery and Grow-out Operations” scheduled on 11-15 March 2019. …

  • BFAR staff train on seaweed farming to boost supply

    To “intensely” address the problem on the shortage of quality seed material (propagules) and increase productivity and profitability within the seaweed sector, technical staff of the Philippine Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources attended a 10-day training course at SEAFDEC/AQD. …

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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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Mangrove crab manual launched

The manual “Biology and Hatchery of Mangrove Crabs Scylla spp.” was launched during SEAFDEC/AQD’s 27th Book Launching last 12 July 2018 at the SEAFDEC/AQD Multi-Purpose Hall.

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SEA countries confer on refining eel production

To discuss challenges on eel farming and report on the findings of eel studies, the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center / Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) took part in the “International Technical Workshop on Tropical Anguillid Eels in Southeast Asia.”

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