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    • Capiznon wins in U.S. science tilt 

      (Visayan Daily Headlines, June 5, 2007, on page 2)
      A novice researcher may only be as good as her/his adviser-mentor. If so, SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department should stand prouder when one of its research advises- Melvyn Carko Barroa- won the top spot in the 10th Intel ...
    • Marine fish hatchery training course for the Philippines 

      (Visayan Daily Headlines, February 5, 2008, on page B2-B8)
      The Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA) is pleased to announce the first-in country marine fish hatchery training course for the Philippines. This training course is fully funded by the Australia Centre ...
    • Nat'l Abalone Breeding Program to address in shortage in world market 

      Ison, Lilybeth G. (Visayan Daily Headlines, July 14, 2007, on page 2-6)
      Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap on Friday launched here a five-year program spearheaded by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEFDEC) and Bureau of Fisheries and Agriculture Research (BFAR) to address ...
    • New Zealand's colossal squid defies legends: scientists 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Visayan Daily Headlines, August 23, 2008, on page B3)
      New Zealand's mysterious colossal squid, the largest of the feared and legendary species ever caught, was not the T-Rex of the oceans but a lethargic blob, new research suggests. The 495 kilogramme (1,090-pound) female, ...
    • Petron Foundation gives P3M for SEAFDEC/AQD's project in Guimaras 

      (Visayan Daily Headlines, July 18, 2007, on page 2-6)
      Almost a year after the disaster that was Petron Solar I oil spill off Guimaras, assistance is still pouring in. In the presence of no less than President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Petron Foundation Inc. and SEAFDEC/AQD ...
    • Sea ranching of abalone launched in Nogas Island 

      (Visayan Daily Headlines, August 7, 2007, on page B8)
      More than 5,000 abalone (Haliotis asinia) juveniles were seeded into the Nogas Island Marine Sanctuary on July 24. This is part of an experimental sea-ranching activity jointly undertaken by the Southeast Asian Fisheries ...
    • Seabass project reap good harvest 

      (Visayan Daily Headlines, February 21, 2007, on page B1)
      Five months of culture. About 200 pieces of seabass, weighing a total 83 kilograms or nearly half-kilo each fish. Suddenly, a dream project becomes reality. Early this month, on February 2, the top managers of the Southeast ...
    • SEAFDEC and ACIAR collaborate on mudcrab in Northern Samar 

      (Visayan Daily Headlines, July 19, 2007, on page 2-6)
      Mudcrab's profile as prized aquaculture commodity just got another boost. SEAFDEC/AQD together with the Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research (ACIAR) joined forces to implement CATP or the Community ...
    • SEAFDEC conducts training on seaweed biotech 

      (Visayan Daily Headlines, April 10, 2007, on page B1)
      To survive, seaweeds need to be tougher too, and the commercially important ones like Kappaphycus and Gracilaria can be made so with the help of research. In comes biotechnology. Not to mess with the genetic make-up of ...
    • SEAFDEC to hold forum for businessmen 

      (Visayan Daily Headlines, August 22, 2007, on page 2-6)
      SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department (AQD) is inviting entrepreneurs and aquaculture industry stakeholders to the ABOT (Agree-Build-Organize-Transfer) Aquaculture Business Forum which will be held October 16-17 at the Philippine ...
    • SEAFDEC/AQD urges biosecurity for shrimp farms 

      (Visayan Daily Headlines, June 16, 2007, on page 2-6)
      In a recent biosecurity forum, Dr. Joebert Toledo, Chief of the Aquaculture Department (AQD) of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), has offered to provide shrimp farmers free diagnostic services as ...
    • Study: Philippines' largest lake under threat 

      (Visayan Daily Headlines, March 5, 2008, on page 5)
      Pollution, slums and an invasion of foreign fish species are threatening the Philippines' largest lake, one of the nation's major fish farming regions, according to a study published Tuesday. Laguna de Bay on the outskirts ...
    • Whopping fish declared new species 

      (Visayan Daily Headlines, August 23, 2008, on page B3-B2)
      A man-sized grouper that trolls the tropical waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean for octopuses and crabs has been identified as a new fish species after genetic tests. Called the goliath grouper, the fish can grow to six ...
    • Yap orders thorough probe on Quedancor fund mess 

      Ison, Lilybeth G. (Visayan Daily Headlines, July 16, 2007, on page 2)
      Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap has ordered a thorough audit of the loan portfolio of the Quedan and Rural Credit Guarantee Corp. (Quedancor) due to the more than P500 million unexplained losses to the government. In a ...