Aquatic News Index (ANI) contains aquatic science-related newspaper articles appearing in various Philippine newspapers available at the Aquaculture Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEADEC/AQD) Library. Indexing begins in 1974 to the present. ANI is maintained by SEAFDEC/AQD Library staff.

Entries are grouped according to the newspaper source. To ensure the accuracy and consistency of the index entries, subject descriptors were assigned using the Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) Thesaurus, while the geographic names were assigned using the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN).

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  • Coast Guard bares new tack vs Chinese harassment in WPS 

    Cabalza, Dexter (Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 26, 2023, on page A6)
    While diplomatic protests filed by the country seem not enough to flinch China, exposing the Asian superpower’s bullying behavior consistently is an effective way to counter its intensifying aggression in the South China ...
  • Del Rosario: Marcos ‘taking proper steps in defending’ West PH Sea 

    Corrales, Nestor (Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 28, 2023, on page A3)
    Calling the tensions in the South China Sea “the most complex geopolitical situation in the world,” President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. called on the Armed Forces of the Philippines to “guard carefully” the country’s territory, ...
  • Island facing West PH Sea seen boosting coastal defense 

    Mangosing, Frances (Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 27, 2023, on page A3-A4)
    The Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) is considering a donated 10-hectare land on Lubang Island in Occidental Mindoro province as a vital location in the military’s “coastal defense strategy” against external threats. The ...
  • Bangus, other fish prices go up due to cold weather 

    (Panay News, January 12, 2023, on page 12)
    Consumers were greeted with higher prices of bangus and other fish at public markets due to the cold weather. The bangus available at public markets also got smaller, according to a report on “Unang Balita” yesterday. In ...
  • BFAR, USAID conduct dialogues 

    Reyes, Jonas (Daily Tribune, February 19, 2023, on page B14)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and the United States Agency for International Development — through its Fish Right Program — conducted a dialogue with Central Luzon fisherfolk regarding illegal fishing in ...

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