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Sunfish beaches in Miag-ao
Local residents found a sunfish beached on the shores of Brgy. Kirayan Norte, Miag-ao town yesterday morning. According to PO1 Maricel Celestial of Miag-ao police station, residents and personnel from the University of the ...
- August 8, 2013
Guimaras moves to fortify local laws vs illegal fishing
To address the rampant incidents of marine resource exploitations and illegal fishing in the coastal waters of the provine, local government units here agreed to harmonize their municipal fishery ordinances. Officials ...
- May 21, 2013
Prevent fish kills, government urged
Our government should minimize, if not eliminate, massive fish kills in the country, said AGHAM party-list Rep. Angelo Palmones. Government data showed that, two years ago, about 1,900 tons of fish in fish pens and fish ...
- May 18, 2013
BFAR deputizes LGUs to go after poachers
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Western Visayas has granted authority to local government units (LGUs) in the province to run after fishermen who continue to poach on protected waters. But before ...
- June 2, 2013
Oton to be fishing capital of iloilo
The Department of Tourism 6 (DOT-6) is planning to make Oton the fishing capital of Iloilo Province. DOT-6 operations officer Maria Fe Jimenea said it is their plan to make Oton, the oldest town in Iloilo, as a favorite ...
- February 6, 2013
BFAR woos canneries to locate in WV
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Regional Dir. Drusila Esther E. Bayate is encouraging more canneries to locate in Western Visayas because of the region's abundant marine resources. Bayate echoed what BFAR ...
- March 24, 2013
No red tide in region
Western Visayas remains red-tide free. "The current situation could not yet trigger occasional or seasonal algal blooms that carry toxins," said the regional director of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), ...
- March 24, 2013
Pamunit Int'l Festival set
The first ever Pamunit International Festival will be held in the municipality of Oton. The event is expected to draw 100 international and local anglers. Anglers have until April 30, 2013 to register and join the competition.
- March 7, 2013