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    • SEAFDEC cited for fishery breakthroughs 

      (Malaya, April 28, 1985, on page 1)
      Major breakthroughs in prawn, milkfish, bighead and seabass researches were cited as main achievements of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (Seafdec-AQD) in a report submitted to new ...
    • ₱4,800 gets you ₱50,000 with carp 

      Guevarra, Benjie (Malaya, September 4, 1985, on page 12)
      A viable solution to the country's worsening food problem may lie in an artificially-spawned Chinese carp here which, for a measly investment of P4,800, can produce in six months time almost 1,500 kilograms of fish worth ...
    • Raising prawns for export 

      Velasco, Marietta (Malaya, October 7, 1985, on page 1)
      Why are big business names like Soriano, Ortigas, Roxas, Villareal engaged in intensive prawn culture? It's a big business, that's why. There is a big demand for sugpo or lucon, not only in the local market but in ...
    • Seafdec clinches contracts with foreign institutions 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Malaya, October 16, 1985, on page 12)
      The Aquaculture Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center here is clinching new contracts this year with foreign entities in ab id to increase aquaculture technologies. AQD chief Alfredo C. Santiago ...
    • Multiplying the milkfish 

      (Malaya, October 30, 1985, on page 1)
      Milkfish production can be increased by at least 2,000 kilos per hectare per year by using the modular pond system developed by Leganes Research Station of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center-Aquaculture Department.
    • Hatchery complex assures fry supply 

      (Malaya, November 13, 1985, on page 1)
      A multi-purpose aqua laboratory which complements the fish hatchery complex of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC-AQD) in Igang, Guimaras island, was inaugurated recently by MP Narciso D. Monfort, ...
    • Fishfarm coops 

      (Malaya, December 18, 1985, on page 1)
      A memorandum of agreement was signed recently by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (Seafdec-AQD), the Bureau of Cooperative and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources.
    • 21 graduates from aquaculture seminar 

      (Malaya, March 20, 1986, on page 1)
      Closing ceremonies for the 5th Training Course for Senior Aquaculturists in Asia and the Pacific were held here Thursday with 21 participants from 10 countries receiving their diplomas and certificates under the joint ...
    • Prawn industry faces threat from Taiwan 

      Tangbawan, Romy (Malaya, March 22, 1988, on page 10)
      In its desire to become the world's top prawn producer, the Philippines may yet end up holding an empty bag because of problems faced by the Taiwanese, a source of tiger prawn fry for this country. In a report to the ...
    • Savants warn against prawn farm overstocking 

      Diola, Rodney (Malaya, April 12, 1988, on page 11)
      Prawn growers in the country who overstock their farms to ensure a bountiful harvest might unwittingly be courting economic disaster, a top fishery official said over the weekend. Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources ...
    • Shrimp species for export bred 

      (Malaya, September 17, 1989, on page 11)
      Researchers at the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (Seafdec) in Iloilo have successfully bred another shrimp species which may yet replace the tiger prawn (sugpo) that local producers are exporting. Popularly ...
    • New artificial reef tested in Samar 

      (Malaya, October 30, 1990, on page 1)
      A new artificial reef will be introduced to marginal fishermen in Maqueda Bay in Western Samar to raise fish catch and ultimately, their incomes. A bamboo net cage instead to old tires will be used to trap fish for daily harvest.
    • Pollution alarms Panay prawn growers 

      Philippine News Agency (PNA) (Malaya, March 24, 1992, on page 10)
      A group of prawn growers here, alarmed over the mass death of prawns worth million of pesos reportedly due to prawn virus, water pollution, and chemicals has asked the Department of Public Works and Highways and the ...
    • Shrimp industry leaves Iloilo fisherfolk poor 

      Girao, Viju Jess (Malaya, May 19, 1992, on page 7)
      Remigio Cahilig, 50, laments that he may have to give up fishing. Cahilig is one of this town's remaining 300 fishermen. Tigbauan used to be a thriving fishing community but what remains of it today are just specks of ...
    • Tilapia holds promise of the future 

      (Malaya, July 27, 1996, on page 11)
      Reconciling population growth and food productivity has stumped the government for ages. Projections from the National Census and Statistics Office (NSO) show that there will be 75.2 million Filipino consumers by the year ...
    • 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 ...