Now showing items 1-10 of 15
Pangasinan braces for rise in 'bangus' demand with Laguna de Bay cleanup
Anda, Pangasinan—As authorities dismantled hundreds of fish pens in Laguna de Bay last month, “bangus” (milkfish) growers in Pangasinan province released fingerlings into empty cages at Kakiputan Channel here to prepare ...
- May 26, 2017
Why do they go to Panatag? Pangasinan fishermen show their marine bounty
The shoal’s 150-square-kilometer lagoon, as well as the waters surrounding this disputed set of sea rocks, is home to high-value fish species, such as tanigue (narrow-barred Spanish mackerel), lapu-lapu (grouper) and ...
- October 31, 2016
Filipino fishers back from Panatag Shoal with big catch
After being chased away by a Chinese Coast Guard vessel from the Scarborough Shoal days earlier, fisherman Gil Bauya and his crew of eight were sailing home when they passed a fishing boat anchored off the rich fishing ...
- October 30, 2016
DA says Pangasinan to fill fish supply gaps as demolition of pens continues in Laguna de Bay
With a fish sufficiency level of more than 200 percent, Pangasinan province could fill the fish production gap that would result from the demolition of fish pens in Laguna de Bay by 2018. The province has been supplying ...
- January 6, 2017
Fisheries breakthrough: breeding 'maya-maya'
Aquaculture experts here announced on Friday the successful breeding in captivity of the high-value fish maya-maya (red snapper).
- June 25, 2016
Fishers to bets: don’t forget us
Fishermen on Wednesday staged a rally here to press presidential candidates to include their sector in their governance plans, four days ahead of the third and last presidential debate that would be held at the University ...
- April 23, 2016
'Gloria' invasion hurting milkfish growers
A species of tilapia named after former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for being a smaller version of the ordinary tilapia is invading fishponds in Pangasinan province, prompting bangus (milkfish) growers to complain ...
- April 29, 2016
PH needs fisheries dep't, aquaculture experts say
The government needs to create a Department of Fisheries in order to improve fish production for domestic consumption and for export, leading aquaculture experts said here on Tuesday. Rafael Guerrero, the scientist who ...
- November 30, 2017
Are we China's slaves? Filipino fishermen ask
A video report that showed Filipino fishermen watching helplessly as Chinese Coast Guard personnel seized part of their catch at Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal should move the government to file a protest with Beijing or even ...
- June 9, 2018
Dagupan 'bangus' brand to carry tail tags
It will soon be a lot easier for consumer to determine if the "bangus" (milkfish) they are buying are authentic Dagupan brand or not. Bangus grown in this city will carry "tail tags" to distinguish it from milkfish grown ...
- May 26, 2014