Recent Submissions

  • Seabass project reap good harvest 

    (Visayan Daily Headlines, February 21, 2007, on page B1)
    Five months of culture. About 200 pieces of seabass, weighing a total 83 kilograms or nearly half-kilo each fish. Suddenly, a dream project becomes reality. Early this month, on February 2, the top managers of the Southeast ...
  • SEAFDEC conducts training on seaweed biotech 

    (Visayan Daily Headlines, April 10, 2007, on page B1)
    To survive, seaweeds need to be tougher too, and the commercially important ones like Kappaphycus and Gracilaria can be made so with the help of research. In comes biotechnology. Not to mess with the genetic make-up of ...
  • SEAFDEC/AQD urges biosecurity for shrimp farms 

    (Visayan Daily Headlines, June 16, 2007, on page 2-6)
    In a recent biosecurity forum, Dr. Joebert Toledo, Chief of the Aquaculture Department (AQD) of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), has offered to provide shrimp farmers free diagnostic services as ...
  • Capiznon wins in U.S. science tilt 

    (Visayan Daily Headlines, June 5, 2007, on page 2)
    A novice researcher may only be as good as her/his adviser-mentor. If so, SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department should stand prouder when one of its research advises- Melvyn Carko Barroa- won the top spot in the 10th Intel ...
  • Nat'l Abalone Breeding Program to address in shortage in world market 

    Ison, Lilybeth G. (Visayan Daily Headlines, July 14, 2007, on page 2-6)
    Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap on Friday launched here a five-year program spearheaded by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEFDEC) and Bureau of Fisheries and Agriculture Research (BFAR) to address ...
  • Yap orders thorough probe on Quedancor fund mess 

    Ison, Lilybeth G. (Visayan Daily Headlines, July 16, 2007, on page 2)
    Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap has ordered a thorough audit of the loan portfolio of the Quedan and Rural Credit Guarantee Corp. (Quedancor) due to the more than P500 million unexplained losses to the government. In a ...
  • Petron Foundation gives P3M for SEAFDEC/AQD's project in Guimaras 

    (Visayan Daily Headlines, July 18, 2007, on page 2-6)
    Almost a year after the disaster that was Petron Solar I oil spill off Guimaras, assistance is still pouring in. In the presence of no less than President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Petron Foundation Inc. and SEAFDEC/AQD ...
  • SEAFDEC and ACIAR collaborate on mudcrab in Northern Samar 

    (Visayan Daily Headlines, July 19, 2007, on page 2-6)
    Mudcrab's profile as prized aquaculture commodity just got another boost. SEAFDEC/AQD together with the Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research (ACIAR) joined forces to implement CATP or the Community ...
  • Sea ranching of abalone launched in Nogas Island 

    (Visayan Daily Headlines, August 7, 2007, on page B8)
    More than 5,000 abalone (Haliotis asinia) juveniles were seeded into the Nogas Island Marine Sanctuary on July 24. This is part of an experimental sea-ranching activity jointly undertaken by the Southeast Asian Fisheries ...
  • SEAFDEC to hold forum for businessmen 

    (Visayan Daily Headlines, August 22, 2007, on page 2-6)
    SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department (AQD) is inviting entrepreneurs and aquaculture industry stakeholders to the ABOT (Agree-Build-Organize-Transfer) Aquaculture Business Forum which will be held October 16-17 at the Philippine ...
  • Marine fish hatchery training course for the Philippines 

    (Visayan Daily Headlines, February 5, 2008, on page B2-B8)
    The Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA) is pleased to announce the first-in country marine fish hatchery training course for the Philippines. This training course is fully funded by the Australia Centre ...
  • Study: Philippines' largest lake under threat 

    (Visayan Daily Headlines, March 5, 2008, on page 5)
    Pollution, slums and an invasion of foreign fish species are threatening the Philippines' largest lake, one of the nation's major fish farming regions, according to a study published Tuesday. Laguna de Bay on the outskirts ...
  • BFAR establishes P1.5-M seabass satellite hatchery in Aklan 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Visayan Daily Headlines, May 2, 2008, on page 2)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) recently launched its seabass satellite hatchery in Barangay Caano, Kalibo, Aklan. The P1.5-million facility is equipped with an office, artemia laboratory, larval-rearing ...
  • 6th Philippine Shrimp Congress slated in Bacolod City 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Visayan Daily Headlines, May 19, 2008, on page 3-6)
    The 6th Philippine Shrimp Congress is scheduled to be held in Bacolod City on May 29-30, 2008 at the newly renovated Bacolod Pavilion Resort Hotel. The Congress is organized by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources ...