Eel production in Region 2 on the rise
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Cagayan Valley is experiencing an increase in eel production that can allow the region to ship more to the world market and increase supply to the domestic market. Meanwhile, there is an initiative in Butuan City in Agusan del Norte backed by Japanese technology to produce eels commercially. According to Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 2 Director Jovita Ayson, there are five eel species in Cagayan Valley and there are efforts to conserve natural eel stocks to assure continuous harvests of eels. The increasing catch of eel in Region 2 is a welcome development because according to a Taiwanese expert, the harvest of worldwide wild eel harvest has been declining since the 1970s.
Tabangin, M. (2015, August 17). Eel production in Region 2 on the rise. Manila Times, p. A7.
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Eel culture; Marketing; Fishery economics; Food fish; Trade; Sustainable development; Community fishing; Consumers; Food consumption; Rare species; Nature conservation; Fishery products; Anguilla bicolor pacifica; Anguila luzonensi; Anguilla bicolor; Anguilla japonica; Anguilla marmorata; Monopterus albus; Cabadbaran Aquatech Resources Corporation (CARC); Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Region II; Zoological Society of London; Department of Environmental Biology and Fisheries Science; Conservation on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES); Ayson, Jovita; Wann-Nian, Tzeng
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