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  • Research project for tuna farming in PH takes off 

    Dela Cruz, JM (Panay News, January 8, 2020, on page B1)
    Japanese technology on farming mackerel tuna, locally known as tulingan, is set to be adopted in the Philippines. A Japanese researcher is already procuring breeders to establish a hatchery in Iloilo. Experimental runs on ...
  • Backyard catfish farming, an accessible source of income for Filipinos 

    Dianala, Rex D.; Ledesma, Rossea Hosillos (Panay News, January 18, 2020, on page 9)
    The simplicity of catfish farming makes it a viable source of income and food for rural households that are willing to stick it out for three to five months during which the native catfish can reach 80 to 150 grams and are ...
  • Arevalo oil sludge baffles coastguard 

    Tayona, Glenda (Panay News, May 20, 2019, on page 2-14)
    Oil sludge along the shores of Arevalo district over the weekend baffled the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG). Where did the sludge come from? Lieutenant Commander Rodolfo Dela Peña, PCG-Iloilo station commander, had no ready ...
  • 'More climate action for Coral Triangle' 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Panay News, December 22, 2018, on page B8-B6)
    The Philippines sees the need for more international climate action that will better protect the 6 million-square kilometer Coral Triangle, the marine area experts cited as center of marine biodiversity on Earth. Philippine ...
  • Expert backs creation of river councils 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA); PN (Panay News, December 8, 2018, on page B8-B6)
    An expert sees the need for a legislation mandating local government units (LGUs) to create councils that would manage rivers. "Rivers are sources of water for various uses, provide food, serve as transportation routes and ...
  • Malay LGU pushes 'tropical design' in Boracay Island 

    PN; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) (Panay News, May 20, 2019, on page 8)
    The local government of Malay, Aklan has created a committee to review plans and designs for structures on this famed island resort in a bid to ensure compliance with a standard “tropical design” and environmental regulations. ...
  • PH prefers China loans over US ‘strategic confusion’ in South China Sea – Locsin 

    Bloomberg (Panay News, May 28, 2019, on page B2-B3)
    The U.S. is projecting “strategic confusion” in the South China Sea, the Philippines’ top diplomat said, prompting the Southeast Asian nation to deepen its ties with China. President Rodrigo Duterte prefers China’s offer ...
  • Shrimp market expands Koreans prefer small shrimps 

    Aldon, Eva (Panay News, December 14, 2000, on page 15)
    Mr. Sung Ho Yu, a Korean investor, is now one of the buyer of the shrimp produce of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD). Yu is the owner of the Best Marine product Corporation ...
  • Tilapia culture gives 49% ROI 

    Portal, Tadz (Panay News, November 21, 2000, on page 13)
    Data from harvest of tilapia cultured in freshwater ponds, pens and net cages showed a return on investment (ROI) of 49% with a payback period of two years. The system was done in a natural or man-made water impoundment. ...
  • Talisay leaves may 'revolutionize' PH aquaculture 

    PN (Panay News, December 21, 2019, on page 9)
    A recent study has shown that the leaves of the common talisay (also known as the Indian or tropical almond tree) improve the survival of the ayungin larvae, or silver therapon (Leiopotherapon plumbeus) a freshwater fish ...
  • Fish conservation week 

    PN (Panay News, October 17, 2000, on page 4-8)
    In observance of Proclamation No. 176 declaring the third week of October of every year as Fish Conservation week, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR 6) spearheads the celebration of the Fish Conservation ...
  • Scientist invents new hatchery tech to save endemic ayungin 

    PN (Panay News, December 14, 2019, on page B8)
    The declining population of the native freshwater fish ayungin, also known as silver therapon,is set to get a boost after a scientist devised a new system of growing its larvae in captivity. The hatchery technique was ...
  • African tap SEAFDEC on aquaculture woes 

    PN (Panay News, September 19, 2000, on page 3-12)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) continues its aquaculture training mandate by serving the needs of aquaculturists from near and far. Recently, two nationals from Kampala, ...
  • New aquaculture how-to manuals off the shelves 

    PN (Panay News, September 19, 2000, on page 2-12)
    For aquaculturists in dire need of reference materials for their ventures, here's some good news. The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (Seafdec AQD) recently launched four aquaculture ...
  • SEAFDEC-AQD completes life cycle of red snapper and seahorse in captivity 

    PN (Panay News, October 4, 2000, on page 9)
    The red snapper (Lutjanus argentimaculatus) locally known as maya-maya and two species of seahorses (Hippocampus kuda and H. barbouri) are the latest additions to the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture ...
  • Seafdec announces 9th member country 

    PN (Panay News, October 3, 2000, on page 2-16)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (Seafdec), which has one of its Aquaculture Departments (AQD) here, announced that it has a new member country. Panu Tavarutmaneegul, Secretary-General of Seafdec, revealed ...
  • SEAFDEC way of reaching out to the masses 

    PN (Panay News, August 31, 2000, on page 15-19)
    Under the leadership of Dr. Rolando R. Platon, more towns in Western Visayas and other parts of the country are recipients of technologies centered on propagation of inland fish production. Tilapia culture in small freshwater ...
  • The story of Ivy, Lito: ‘Straight’ males do exist, may help save threatened lapu-lapu 

    Dianala, Rex D. (Panay News, December 7, 2019, on page B8)
    Will Ivy someday become Ivan? Researchers have been monitoring Ivy since 2015 to gain a better understanding of how her gender as a giant grouper or lapu-lapu might change over the years. There is no record of Ivy’s exact ...
  • School, Seafdec out to save endangered pantat 

    PN (Panay News, September 5, 2019, on page 2-9)
    The Aklan Stae College of Agriculture (ASCA) has joined the movement of government entities in Western Visayas in taking a second look at the endangered native catfish or pantat, admitting that it is, after all, tastier ...
  • Aquaculture to boost food security agenda 

    (Panay News, August 12, 2000, on page 9-13)
    Aquaculture is expected to boost the food security agenda not only for the Erap administration but the entire world. This was disclosed by Mr. Wilfredo G. Yap during the recently held Regional Technical Consultation on ...

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