BFAR releases 100,000 elvers
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The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) recently seeded the Cagayan River and its tributaries with at least 100,000 elvers to increase the dwindling population of eels in the region. Aaron Mayor, BFAR Focal Person for Stock Enhancement of Elvers program, said they continuously seeded the Cagayan River and communal water bodies with stocks live elvers and tilapia fingerlings to save their depleted population due to overfishing.
BFAR releases 100,000 elvers. (2016, September 18). Manila Bulletin, p. 14.
- Manila Bulletin