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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  • Endangered giant clam shells worth ₱57M confiscated in Palawan 

    Magdayao, Aira Genesa (Manila Bulletin, April 15, 2021, on page 8)
    Authorities seized around five tons of giant clam shells during the Counteraction Operation (CAO) on Tuesday, April 13 in Puron Borbon, Barangay Panacan, Narra town. According to the report sent to Palawan News, the ...
  • No need for China fishing deal 

    Blancaflor, MJ (Daily Tribune, April 28, 2021, on page A1-A2)
    In yet another effort to convince the public that President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have not forged a five-year-old fishing deal, Malacañang on Tuesday said the Philippines does not need an agreement ...
  • China's coast guard continues patrol around disputed islands 

    Global Times (Daily Tribune, April 27, 2021, on page B13)
    Vessels of the China Coast Guard (CCG) continued patroling the surrounding waters of the disputed Diaoyu Islands Sunday. Analysts said the patrol is China’s way of making it clear to other countries that it will safeguard ...
  • Palace rebuffs Carpio, Del Rosario on WPS 

    Cariaso, Bella (Daily Tribune, May 3, 2021, on page A3)
    Malacañang on Sunday rebuffed retired Associate Justice Antonio Carpio and former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario, saying the two officials are not helping the Philippines in its claim on the West Philippine ...
  • BFAR lifts red tide warning in Cancabato Bay 

    Ochave, Revin Mickhael D. (BusinessWorld, April 19, 2021, on page S1/10)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) declared the area of Cancabato Bay in Leyte province as officially free from red tide contamination. In its 10th shellfish bulletin, BFAR said all types of shellfish ...

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