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Cannibal crab PH's third most important fishery export
This crab is a cannibal. And the government wants more of them. The Blue Swimming Crabs, also known as Portunuspelagicus, is well known for its cannibalistic habits. It preys on other weak crabs, those with missing appendages ...
- October 23, 2017
PH sardine industry sustainable
Filipino consumers get “the cheapest sardines in the world,” according to Michael Tiu Lim, vice president for operations of Mega Global Corp., the country’s largest sardines fishing and canning company. On average, a ...
- April 4, 2017
Scientist upbeat on PH fisheries prospects
A large potential, yet with a relatively small economic footprint – that is how scientists described the blue economy yesterday during the 39th Annual Scientific Meeting of the National Academy of Science and Technology ...
- July 14, 2017
Extreme weather hits tilapia output
“The major tilapia producing regions in the Philippines are now experiencing significant impacts from the progressing negative effects of climate change,” according to a report prepared by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic ...
- March 28, 2017
Fluctuating output brings seaweed prices down
A cycle of boon and bane is bringing down the price of dried seaweed. "The low buying price is caused by production fluctuation from late 2015 until early 2017," said Dr. Nicomedes Decomenden of the Bureau of Fisheries and ...
- November 29, 2017
Top performer fisheries play second fiddle
Vietnam is looking forward to earning $12 billion from fisheries by 2020 while the Philippines currently earns just $500 million. “Something is wrong,” said marine scientist Rafael Guerrero at a regional scientific conference ...
- May 25, 2017