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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  • Freshwater prawn a sustainable alternative to tiger shrimp 

    Dianala, Rex Delsar B. (DailyGuardian, March 14, 2020, on page 7-12)
    Growing up to a foot long, three to a kilo and with a taste very much likened to lobster and tiger shrimp, one would wonder why not more people in the Philippines are farming freshwater prawns. Locally known as ulang or ...
  • Rody not satisfied with Xi response on SCS 

    Romero, Alexis; Mateo, Janvic; Lee-Brago, Pia; Punay, Edu (The Philippine Star, September 5, 2019, on page 6)
    President Duterte yesterday admitted he was not satisfied with Chinese President Xi Jinping’s response when he raised the landmark arbital ruling on the South China Sea during their meeting in Beijing last week. Speaking ...
  • Shoring up Medina's marine ecosystem 

    (Malaya, April 26, 2019, on page A7)
    Marine Protection, Inspection and Conservation (MPIC), a joint undertaking of Metro Pacific Investments Foundation and the municipality of Medina continues to strengthen the comprehensive marine protection and conservation ...
  • Seeds of LOVE 

    (Malaya, April 26, 2019, on page A7)
    Fifty-five members of the RWM League of Volunteer Employees (LOVE) and their families recently held a tree-planting and environmental awareness activity at the La Mesa Nature Reserve in honor of Earth Day 2019. In addition ...
  • FedEx employees lead Batangas mangrove-planting 

    (Malaya, April 26, 2019, on page A7)
    FedEx Express together with Pusod Foundation, an environmental non-profit organization, recently launched a mangrove-planting activity in Barangay activity in Barangay Papaya, Nasugbu, Batangas through its global giving ...

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