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'Bangus' capital tapping wild fry to fill shortage
Three out of four “bangus” (milkfish) raised in ponds and cages in the country were bred abroad, according to local producers. The Philippines’ requirement for bangus fry is close to four billion yearly, but hatcheries can ...
- May 1, 2019
Provinces start to reel from El Niño
At Laoag City in Ilocos Norte province, farmers have started harvesting crops such as corn earlier than scheduled before these are laid to waste due to rising temperatures. Some fishpond operators have also been harvesting ...
- March 12, 2019
Severe heat prompts advanced harvest of Dadupan 'bangus'
Growers here have been forced to harvest their bangus stocks after some of these floated on Monday due to extreme heat. But city agriculturist Emma Molina said her office has not monitored any case of fish kill since last ...
- April 30, 2010
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
Panatag still no-fish zone
Chinese Coast Guard vessels drove Filipino fishermen from the disputed Scarborough Shoal last week in defiance of a UN-backed court’s ruling and just days before President Duterte’s fence-mending visit to China. “What ...
- October 12, 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
Doting 'dad' to giant clams
Bolinao, Pangasinan— Twice a week, Julio Curiano Jr. would hop into a speedboat and head for a 5.8-hectare ocean nursery of giant clams off Silaqui Island at the northernmost tip of this town facing the West Philippine ...
- May 7, 2017
China plan bad news for PH fishermen
China’s plan to build a permanent structure on Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal in the West Philippine Sea is bad news for fishermen in the coastal town of Infanta in Pangasinan province. A permanent Chinese structure there ...
- March 19, 2017