Wednesday , 23 September 2020
  • 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.” …

  • From pollution to profit: Over P3-M of shrimp harvested from a hectare

    By recycling excess nutrients that would otherwise have been released to the environment, a shrimp farm harvested almost 13 tons of shrimp worth P3.3 million (US$67,694) after just over 4 months of culture. …

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