Fish output dropped in 2014
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Production output of the three most consumed fish varieties dropped in 2014, according to the latest report from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). The effects of typhoon Glenda were attributed as the primary factors in the decline in production of tilapia and milkfish in the country, according to Benjamin Tabios, assistant director from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR). Tilapia production dropped by 1.38 percent last year to 313,380 metric tons from 317,760 MTin 2013, while milkfish output declined by .94 percent to 401,800 MT.
Fish output dropped in 2014. (2015, February 25). Malaya Business Insight, p. A4.
Fishery economics; Fish; Hurricanes; Fishery products; Restoration; Aquaculture; Fishery statistics; Commercial fishing; Fishing; Food consumption; Pricing; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA); Bereau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS); Tabios, Benjamin
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