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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  • DA to build seafarming center in Antique 

    Perez, Elizabeth (The Manila Chronicle, October 22, 1990, on page 12)
    The country's first seafarming and searanching center will be built in Culasi town in Antique, the Department of Agriculture (DA) recently announced. The construction and operation of the P12-million project will be jointly ...
  • Reduced tariffs seen to boost prawn industry 

    Silva, Chell (The Manila Chronicle, August 21, 1990, on page 13)
    A reduction in tariffs and duties on prawn farm inputs coupled with a phase out of subsidies given by the Board of Investments (BOI) to prawn exporters will improve the competitiveness of Philippine prawns in the world ...
  • Demand for fish outgrows supply 

    De La Cruz, Rose (NewsDay, March 23, 1990, on page 2)
    For the past five years, demand for fish grew by 2.5 percent a year as a result of population growth, but production or catch rose by only 0.3 percent yearly. In other words, the growth in demand far outpaced the growth ...
  • Abandon scrap tireartificial reefs program - SEAFDEC 

    (Philippines Journal, August 24, 1990, on page 19)
    Conservationists beware. The scrap tire artificial reefs you place in the seabeds can bring more ecological problems than help poor fisherfolk. Flor Lacanilao, chief of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center ...
  • Bangus raising bounces back 

    Garcia, M. P. Jr. (Philippines Journal, February 1, 1990, on page 13)
    With the prawn business losing its appeal due to uncertainties in export market, bangus has regained its status as a viable investment venture. Dr. Rafael D. Guerrero III, executive director of the Philippine Council for ...

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