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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  • Red tide alert raised in 4 Eastern Visayas bays 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Manila Bulletin, July 28, 2020, on page 2)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has raised red tide alert in four bays in Eastern Visayas due to the reappearance of red tide toxins in coastal waters. In its alert, BFAR informed the public that red ...
  • Fish port lockdown extended: COVID hits 26 more persons 

    Tayona, Glenda (Panay News, August 6, 2020, on page 1-14)
    Health authorities detected 26 more coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections at the Iloilo Fishing Port Complex in Barangay Tanza here. This prompted Mayor Jerry Treñas to extend the facility’s 72-hour lockdown for ...
  • HMC declares success in 'coral gardening' 

    (The Manila Times, July 27, 2020, on page B9)
    Nickel Asia Corp. (NAC) subsidiary Hinatuan Mining Corp. (HMC) has announced with pride the success of its coral nursery project in the island of Hinatuan, Tagana-an, Surigao del Norte. “The coral nursery initiative, ...
  • Trump's South China Sea war nears but PH should avoid it 

    New Worlds (The IDSI Corner) (The Manila Times, July 26, 2020, on page A5-A6)
    We are witnessing today the most powerful country in the world, the United States, undergoing intense internal economic and social division as well as unprecedented breaking of agreements with allies even while they are ...
  • Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Shellfish Bulletin No. 14, Series of 2020, 30 July 2020 

    Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) (The Philippine Star, August 6, 2020, on page B6)
    Based on the latest laboratory results of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Local Government Units (LGUs), shellfishes collected at coastal waters of Dauis and Tagbilaran City in Bohol; Cancabato ...

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