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    • RP shrimp farmers to raise antibiotic-free shrimps 

      (Malaya, July 14, 2002, on page 2)
      Armed with the latest technologies in shrimp culture, the country's shrimp growers hope to regain its position in the world's top prawn producers by committing to produce antibiotic-free shrimps grown only in environment-friendly ...
    • RP scientist named Pew Fellow 

      (Malaya, February 10, 2005, on page 13)
      A witness to the destruction of mangroves in her native Philippines, Jurgenne Honculada Primavera has won the world's most prestigious award in marine conservation and will use it to protect this essential habitat. As one ...
    • BFAR eyes lifting of ban on P. vannamei shrimp 

      Padua, Reinir (Malaya, October 14, 2005, on page B12)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has temporarily suspended the breeding of the Pacific White shrimp also known as Peneus vannamei broodstocks in Dagupan City due to the pond's low salinity. Dr. John ...
    • Region 8 emerging as mariculture center 

      Padua, Reinir (Malaya, October 14, 2005, on page B12)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said that it was aiming to develop Region 8 as the country's mariculture center with some 12,000 to 15,000 jobs expected to be created in every mariculture park built. ...
    • Petron begins stoking fish cages in Guimaras 

      (Malaya, August 11, 2007, on page C4)
      As part of its commitment to give more livelihood opportunities to Guimarasnons, Petron will begin of two of the three fish cages it established at the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) area in the ...
    • Aquaculture poisoning Taal Lake 

      Icamina, Paul (Malaya, February 4, 2010, on page A1-A6)
      The calm waters of Taal Lake are deceiving, and what lies below may be toxic. Fish cages have poisoned the sediments below while surface waters remain relatively safe for fisheries, according to a study made by the University ...
    • 2010 Walong Filipina: Alagad ng Kalikasan 

      (Malaya, April 14, 2010, on page C1)
      Liongoren Gallery presents its 2010 Walong Filipina: Mga Alagad ng Kalikasan to celebrate women's month and the coming Earth Day by April. Jurgenne Primavera Phd., internationally renowned advocate of sustainable fish ...
    • Fishery school on air 

      (Malaya, December 3, 2010, on page A1-A11)
      Whenever education is mentioned, the four corners of a classroom is the first thing that comes to mind. After all, when you've spent 16 or so years learning in a classroom, the association is almost a knee-jerk reaction. ...
    • DA offers grants on biotech research 

      (Malaya, March 18, 2011, on page B2)
      The Department of Agriculture is launching the P25-million Biotechnology Research Fellowship Program (BRFP) to develop better crops, improve livestock and generate higher fisheries output. BRFP will complement the work of ...
    • SEAFDEC boosts survival of dwindling seahorse stocks 

      Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, August 26, 2011, on page A9-A10)
      For the first time, saving baby seahorses in captivity is possible with the simple discovery that washing their food with low dose formalin prevents mass mortality. The new research, made by Shela Mae A. Buen-Ursua at the ...
    • SEAFDEC develops vaccine against devastating fish virus 

      Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, September 9, 2011, on page A9-A10)
      Tigbauan, Iloilo - A vaccine is being field tested against a virus that causes one of the world's most lethal fish diseases that wipes out entire stocks. "The emergence of fish diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, and ...
    • The effects are maddening as they go viral 

      Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, September 9, 2011, on page A9-A10)
      Viral nervous necrosis (VNN) is caused by betanodaviruses, or spherical viruses that targets the nervous system and kills brain cells in fish in order to survive and thrive. When it hits, VNN causes fish to act crazy. It ...
    • Abalone culture now ready for local farms 

      Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, November 11, 2011, on page A9-A10)
      Generally, local abalone research and development lags behind other countries like Japan where pioneering R&D started in the 1960s, said Vincent C. Encena III of SEAFDEC's Technology Verification & Demonstration Division, ...
    • Filipino savants develop new abalone hybrids 

      Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, November 11, 2011, on page A9-A10)
      New hybrid technology for abalone farming has been developed by scientists at the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) Aquaculture Department. The new technology has produced two "presumptive" abalone ...
    • High abalone prices open windows of opportunity 

      Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, November 18, 2011, on page A9-A10)
      Abalone is one of the most sought-after seafood delicacies in the world. The supply is partly satisfied by the Philippines, one of the world's less-known exporters of mostly frozen abalone to China, through Hong Kong, said ...
    • Why abalone 

      Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, November 18, 2011, on page A9)
      Abalone is a single-shell, herbivorous and nocturnal marine mollusk that thrives under rocks and corals at depths from less than 5 meters to 20 meters. It is unique among shellfish as it is called "sobra-sobra" because the ...
    • Heavy Antibiotics, chemical abuse poison fish industry's health 

      Icamina, Paul (Malaya, March 16, 2012, on page A1-A10)
      The heavy use of chemicals and antibiotics in aquaculture may result in disease outbreaks and even the collapse of the industry, the head of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) warns. "Chemical and ...
    • Summer lessons 

      Alcala, Angel (Malaya, April 27, 2012, on page A10)
      The month of April is usually a busy time for college students and university faculty members who are concerned with their academic responsibilities. Many consider it not a month of rest but a month for intellectual exercise ...
    • Major shifts in fish feed formulations 

      Icamina, Paul M. (Malaya, May 25, 2012, on page A9)
      Fish Feed formulations are undergoing major shifts, away from fishmeal and toward the plant, protein concentrates. One reason is the pressure that fish meals and fish oil- for - example, from anchovies, sardines, sprats, ...
    • Bangus feeding frenzy & feed conversion ratio 

      Icamina, Paul (Malaya, May 25, 2012, on page A1)
      The feeding habits of bangus hatcheries need a makeover."One problem in feeding management is that technicians just feed ad libitum," said Dr. Relicardo M. Coloso of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) ...