Recent Submissions

  • BFAR-8 seeks SEAFDEC help on mangrove crab hatchery 

    (DailyGuardian, June 7, 2019, on page 8-13)
    Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 8 Director Juan Albaladejo sought the help of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) in Tigbauan, Iloilo to train BFAR ...
  • 23 HS teachers train on aquaculture, science research 

    Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center-Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD); Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-Iloilo (DailyGuardian, June 3, 2019, on page 13-12)
    Twenty-three science high school teachers from 13 public high schools in Iloilo were given the opportunity to take part in a three-day training sponsored by the Government of Japan. In a media release from Southeast Asian ...
  • SEAFDEC, BFAR train Samar-Leyte fish growers 

    (DailyGuardian, June 1, 2019, on page 8)
    An on-site training in marine aquaculture of high value fishes was conducted at Hotel Alejandro in Tacloban City. More than 80 participants, mostly Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) training officers from ...
  • Leyte-Samar crab growers in dire need of hatchery 

    (DailyGuardian, May 31, 2019, on page 7-8)
    CRAB growers in Leyte and Samar provinces cry out for help from Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) to support the crab industry by providing crab ...
  • Guimaras fisherman rescues turtle 

    Pineda, Leonard T. I (DailyGuardian, May 22, 2019, on page 13)
    A fisherman in Nueva Valencia, Guimaras turned over a sea turtle to the Igang Marine Station (IMS) of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD). Felix Magon, a resident of Brgy. ...
  • Kick off in Guimaras: SEAFDEC seeks to lower cost of aquafeeds 

    (DailyGuardian, May 22, 2019, on page 7-13)
    A new feed formulation that hopes to lower the cost of fish farming and make fish more affordable to the masses kicked off with the field-testing of the low-cost feed at the Igang Marine Station of the Southeast Asian ...
  • Boracay – New Ways, New Days 

    Abbey, Neil (DailyGuardian, April 12, 2019, on page 12-13)
    When I first stepped foot onto the fabled white sands of Boracay, it was a different time and place. No heavy-handed politics, no hardcore environmental concerns, none that I could recall anyway. All I remember was Boracay ...
  • Female Olive Ridley turtle returns home safely 

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Region VI (DailyGuardian, May 15, 2019, on page 13-12)
    An endangered female Olive Ridley (Lepidochelysolivacea) was recently released back to its home – the sea facing the town of Tigbauan, Iloilo. The turtle was trapped in a payao, a fishing devicemade of coconut fronds and ...
  • SEAFDEC/AQD launches manual on tropical Anguillid eels culture 

    (DailyGuardian, May 9, 2019, on page 7-12)
    Dr. MariaLourdes Aralar and her co-authors Dr. Frolan Aya, Dr. Maria Rowena Romana-Eguia and Dan Joseph Logronio launched their Manual on Nursery Culture of Tropical Anguillid eels in the Philippines at Crimson Hotel ...
  • Capiz coop gets P5M agri loan; 2 conduits ink deal with ACPC 

    Toreno, Shiela Mae H. (Daily Guardian, April 16, 2019, on page 7-12)
    The Lonoy Agrarian Reform Cooperative (ARC) of Ivisan and Sapi-an, Capiz received P5-million funding from the Department of Agriculture (DA) Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC) on April 11, 2019 during 12th Provincial ...
  • China goes unconventional in escalating South China Sea face-off 

    Apps, Peter (Daily Guardian, April 15, 2019, on page 5)
    In early December, a flotilla of two dozen Chinese fishing boats and escort warships sailed to here the disputed Filipino-occupied reef of Thitu. By the end of the month, Beijing had almost 100 vessels in and around the ...
  • Endangered giant clams confiscated in Sagay 

    Yasa, Dolly (Daily Guardian, April 13, 2019, on page 6-14)
    Three fishermen were arrested by Sagay City police for hoarding “endangered” giant clams at Barangay Molocaboc Thursday. Police identified the suspects as Felix Causapin, 60; Lito Cañete, 49; and Adan Atabelo, 54, all ...
  • Mayor eyes Aussie scholarships for Iloilo City Hall workers 

    PIO (DailyGuardian, April 11, 2019, on page 11)
    Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III wants regular City Hall employees to get scholarships in Australia. Espinosa broached the idea following the visit of Australian Deputy Head of Mission to the Philippines Mat Kimberley ...
  • SEAFDEC leads early warning efforts for aquatic diseases 

    (DailyGuardian, April 12, 2019, on page 8-9)
    Aquaculture Division (AQD)chief Dan Baliao reported during the 51stSoutheast Asian Fisheries Development Council (SEAFDEC) Meeting on March 18-22, 2019 in East Java, Indonesia the progress in the development of “Aquatic ...
  • SEAFDEC/AQD chief attends NACA Governing Council gab 

    (DailyGuardian, April 17, 2019, on page 7-8)
    SEAFDEC/AQD Chief Dan D. Baliao attended the Network Aquaculture Centres in Asia Pacific (NACA) at Dong Fang Hotel in Guangzhou, PROC on March 26-28 this year to discuss the major accomplishments of member countries in ...
  • ISO certification for testing labs in WV 

    Philippine News Agency (PNA) (DailyGuardian, April 24, 2019, on page 6)
    The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is working to assist at least five laboratories in Western Visayas in acquiring International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification in the next three years. ...