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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  • Tilapia project for Laguna, Batangas 

    Gunio, Butch (Manila Standard, November 6, 2020, on page A4)
    An initiative of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) is making tilapia farming accessible to beneficiaries in Laguna and Batangas. A total of 14 farmer ...
  • Sincere commitment or empty words: ‘China will never seek hegemony, expansionism or sphere of influence’ – Xi Jinping 

    Bautista, Jaime S. (The Manila Times, November 7, 2020, on page A4)
    The South China Sea is one of the busiest highways for international trade. It is not only in our mutual interest that we safeguard the shipping that passes through it but in the common interest of countries, both inside ...
  • Cagayan Valley records P97-M rice eel exports 

    Domingo, Leander C. (The Manila Times, November 6, 2020, on page A7)
    The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said an invasive fish species turned out to be the top outgoing commodity from Region 2 (Cagayan Valley) for October this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. The BFAR’s ...
  • 'Go out there in West PH Sea,' Esperon urges Pinoy fishermen 

    Damicog, Jeffrey (Manila Bulletin, November 6, 2020, on page 2)
    More Filipino fishermen should go out and fish in the West Philippine Sea (WPS), urged National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. on Thursday, Nov. 5. “I would rather encourage more fishermen (to go out) there but ...
  • Philippines' Q3 agriculture output up 0.7% year on year 

    ABS-CBN News (Panay News, November 10, 2020, on page 13)
    Philippine agricultural output grew at an annual pace of 0.7 percent in the third quarter, slower than the year-ago rise of 2.3 percent, led by crops and fisheries subsectors, the statistics agency said on Monday. The ...

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