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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  • Exhibit inspires support to biodiversity conservation in Visayas 

    De Los Santos, Maricyn (DailyGuardian, October 8, 2022, on page 10-8)
    The mobile museum box project, “Conserving the Natural History of the Visayas Region,”continues to inspire and call for support to biodiversity conservation efforts in the region. Now available for free public viewing at ...
  • PCG leads oil spill cleanup in S. Leyte 

    Macairan, Evelyn; Crisostomo, Sheila (The Philippine Star, July 11, 2023, on page 8)
    The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has collected five sacks of oily debris from the shores of San Ricardo town in Southern Leyte , where an oil spill reportedly occurred on Friday. In a statement issued yesterday, the PCG ...
  • Priority status sought for Cebu regional fish port 

    Rivera, Danessa (The Philippine Star, July 12, 2023, on page B5)
    The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) will push for the construction of a regional fish port in Cebu as the second in the Visayas region. Last week, the PFDA’s top management discussed with Cebu Governor ...
  • Oil spill claims must be filed in 3 years 

    Baroña, Franco Jose (The Manila Times, August 20, 2023, on page A8)
    The Department of Justice (DoJ) said compensation claims in connection with the Mindoro oil spill must be filed within three years, otherwise it will exceed the prescription period. Beyond the prescription period, a party ...
  • Fish unloading volume down in August 

    Rivera, Danessa (The Philippine Star, September 15, 2022, on page B5)
    Fish unloading volumes declined in the country’s eight regional fish port complexes in August due to several storms that hit the country, the Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) said. According to the PFDA, ...

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