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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  • Reclamation plan worries Navotas fisherfolk 

    Subingsubing, Krixia (Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 18, 2017, on page 1)
    Around 100 members of Navotas City’s fishing community took to the water on Tuesday in protest against a 650-hectare reclamation project on Manila Bay, which they said would displace around 20,000 people. Setting off on ...
  • Bantay Dagat nets 'palupad' fishers 

    Nepomoceno, Jezza (Panay News, October 11, 2017, on page 1-14)
    Sixteen fishermen, including their boat captain, from Brgy. Bara, Roxas City have been arrested over the weekend for using trawl, an active gear, within the municipal waters of Concepcion town. Engaging in trawl fishing, ...
  • Anilao photo tilt to draw more than 200 divers from all over 

    Jambora, Anne A. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 7, 2017, on page D6)
    One of the biggest underwater macro photography competitions in the world, the Anilao Underwater Shootout is again happening in Mabini, Batangas, better known as Anilao. This was announced in the first Dive Philippines ...
  • Dead sea turtle 

    Abrematea, Nestor L. (Manila Bulletin, November 22, 2017, on page 7)
    Mapanas, Northern Samar Municipal Tourism Officer-designated Adriano Orio with the dead giant sea turtle that washed ashore and other wastes at Barangay Del Norte this town last Monday. The dead sea turtle, which weighs ...
  • China agrees to work on Code of Conduct 

    Mendez, Christina (The Philippine Star, November 12, 2017, on page 1-6)
    China has agreed to work on the Code of Conduct on the South China Sea for the peaceful resolution of disputes in the contested waters. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque last night said this was the outcome of the bilateral ...

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