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  • SEAFDEC opens 20th meet today 

    (BusinessWorld, November 17, 1987, on page 1)
    The 20th meeting of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) council will be held for the first time in Manila.
  • New fish feed to address rising input costs - DA 

    Jocson, Luisa Maria Jacinta C. (BusinessWorld, June 15, 2022, on page S1/2)
    The government is developing a sustainable and low-cost feed for milkfish and tilapia to address rising aquaculture production costs. The new feed uses by-products from corn and poultry abattoirs and copra meal to replace ...
  • Politics seen behind delay in bangus breeding program 

    Valbuena, Rene T. (BusinessWorld, August 11, 1987, on page 12)
    An official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) yesterday charge that "politics derailed the technological advancement in bangus (milkfish) breeding by almost four years" even as he disclosed that ...
  • SEAFDEC-AQD chief warns against importing shrimp, prawn species 

    Valbuena, Rene T. (BusinessWorld, July 3, 1989, on page 11)
    The entry of any imported shrimp or prawn species, even from places other than Taiwan, should not be allowed by the Government, a top official of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center-Aquaculture Department ...
  • Improved prawn prices bring in more ecological damage 

    Marte, Benjamin E. G. (BusinessWorld, March 26, 1990, on page 1)
    More prawn culture-related ecological damage may be expected as a result of the recent boost in prawn prices, an industry source told BusinessWorld in an interview over the weekend. Because of improved prawn prices, more ...
  • Gov't extends support to 'sunrise industry' 

    (BusinessWorld, March 29, 1990, on page 24)
    Until recently, the prawn industry was referred to as the "sunrise industry," earning substantial reaps for the country when it gained popularity in the mid-1980s. Realizing the big potential of the industry, the Department ...
  • Imported feeds may pose threat to prawn growers 

    De Leon, Hernani P. (BusinessWorld, January 8, 1990, on page 13)
    Imported feeds may be hazardous to local prawn-growing operations, a study of the Department of Agriculture (DA) indicated. A research paper authored by Ramon Clarete and Angelina Cortez, agriculture department consultants, ...
  • New method increases milkfish production 

    De Leon, Hernani P. (BusinessWorld, August 6, 1990, on page 24)
    Bangus (milkfish) production in the country could be improved to approach or even exceed the 2,000-kilogram per hectare potential yield if the modular pond system of production will be pushed by the government. This was ...
  • Gov't launches new program for fishermen 

    (BusinessWorld, April 9, 1990, on page 13)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) recently urged for the institution of effective measures to arrest the closing gap between fish demand and supply. In a statement, the aquatic research center said ...
  • Sustainable aquaculture dev't is SEAFDEC's new objective 

    Millar, Micheline R. (BusinessWorld, July 5, 1993, on page 14)
    Sustainable aquaculture will be the central focus of the aquaculture department (AQD) of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) in the next decade, documents furnished BusinessWorld indicate. AQD-SEAFDEC's ...
  • Negros Or. fish hatchery operates on solar energy 

    (BusinessWorld, July 3, 1995, on page 21)
    A multi-species marine fish hatchery inaugurated recently in Bais City, Negros Oriental, is claiming to be the first of its kind in Asia. It uses the environment-friendly energy of the sun and employs a simple, low-cost ...
  • Seabass culture made easy 

    DEPTHnews (BusinessWorld, July 21, 1995, on page 13)
    Good news for Filipinos who rhapsodize over seabass, the highly prized apahap which is usually the piece de resistance in banquets or festive tables. Apart from its abundance in local waters, apahap can now be bred and ...
  • No to intensive 'bangus' production 

    PNF (BusinessWorld, March 28, 1996, on page 13)
    Milkfish culture may go on the way of the once lucrative prawn industry if its practitioners ignore what environmentalists are saying. Filipino milkfish farmers who practice the shallow water culture tend to favor Taiwan's ...
  • Seafdec receives two awards 

    (BusinessWorld, July 29, 1996, on page 23)
    The Aquaculture Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (Seafdec/AQD) swept the 1996 Dr. Elvira O. Tan Memorial Award for both aquaculture and marine fisheries category. AQD researchers Teresa R. de ...
  • New shrimp fry out 

    (BusinessWorld, February 3, 1996, on page 1)
    After launching its B-Meg shrimp feeds last year, San Miguel Food, Inc. (SMFI) is giving the prawn industry another boost with the HIGH-B100 high-health shrimp fry. The product of 11 years of research, SMFI's HIGH-B100 ...
  • Aquaculture information slated in Iloilo 

    (BusinessWorld, November 3, 1998, on page 18)
    The Aquaculture Department (AQD), one of the four technical departments of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), will hold a seminar workshop on November 19-20 titled "Media networking for aquaculture ...
  • Sardines save the day 

    Garcia, Joseph L. (BusinessWorld, August 5, 2021, on page S2/4)
    It's easy for some of us to take sardines for granted, but for many, a can of sardines is the only thing keeping them away from sure hunger. Mega Global Corp., the company behind Mega Sardines and Mega Tuna, is once again ...
  • Demand remains high: Gain from growing grouper 

    de Lange, William A. Jr. (BusinessWorld, February 9, 1998, on page 23)
    The lapu-lapu or grouper is a high-value marine fin fish that is abundant in the country. This fish has 40 different varieties and it accounts for about 2% of annual Philippine fish catch. According to the Southeast Asian ...
  • Studies raise hope amid declining fish catch 

    Offemaria, Rodel G. (BusinessWorld, March 18, 1998, on page 9)
    Meanwhile, Dan Baliao of the Iloilo-based Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center said recent studies in milkfish fry production showed an encouraging 95.5% to 99% survival rates in brackish water ponds for a culture ...
  • Ocean-based industries gross value-added declines 32.6% in 2020 

    Jocson, Luisa Maria Jacinta C. (BusinessWorld, December 17, 2021, on page S1/4)
    The gross value-added (GVA) of Philippine ocean-based industries declined 32.6% in 2020 to P617.20 billion, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). This was the equivalent of 3.4% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at ...

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