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).

For remote users who wish to get a copy of the article, please send an email request to In your email, please specify the title of the article and the assigned code (e.g., PNYYYYMMDD_P1).

  • Prawn farming can be friendly with more rules 

    PNF (The Philippine Star, November 6, 1994, on page 18)
    The country's prawn industry would never be sustainable unless more environment-friendly regulations are put in place. "To achieve long term sustainability, the shrimp industry must seriously consider its effects on the ...
  • SEAFDEC training vessel launched 

    (Manila Bulletin, December 14, 1992, on page S-12)
    The new training vessel, SEAFDEC, of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), was launched recently at the Miho Shipyard in Shimizu City, Shizuoka Prefecture.
  • SEAFDEC's newest training course 

    (Manila Standard, April 2, 1993, on page 1)
    Seaweeds culture is the newest offering of the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department included in its line-up of training courses for 1993. The course is a national offering open to Filipinos only, but to be eventually included ...
  • Seafdec has answers to dwindling bangus fry 

    Melliza, Pet (Daily Informer, October 21, 1994, on page 13)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) has a suggestion to solve the scarcity of bangus fry-put up breeding stations. SEAFDEC's laboratories in Tigbauan town, Iloilo and Igang Marine Station in Guimaras ...
  • Reaping the gifts of the sea 

    (The Philippine Star, May 4, 1995, on page 14)
    Our meeting today deals with one of the most basic concerns of Filipino life. Fish is the main source of protein for the Filipino people, with each Filipino consuming 40 kilograms of fish every year. I have learned that ...

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