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    • White shrimp testing requires single protocol 

      (BusinessWorld, April 15, 2005, on page S1/8)
      The National Agricultural and Fishery Council (NAFC) has asked the Bureau of Fisheries and Natural Resources (BFAR) and the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center-Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC-AQD) to implement a ...
    • Agusan marsh vital bird sanctuary in Asia 

      Sarmiento, Romer S. (BusinessWorld, September 23, 2005, on page S3/8)
      A scientific expedition to the Agusan marsh in Northeastern Mindanao is scheduled late this year to highlight the need to preserve the area's biodiversity, a scientist said. Dr. Jurgenne Primavera, a senior scientist of ...
    • Gov't pressed to lift vannamei shrimp ban 

      Natividad, Beverly T. (BusinessWorld, January 19, 2006, on page S1/3)
      The fisheries Aquaculture board (FAB) seeks the government’s immediate lifting of the ban on the commercial culture of the vannamei shrimps as initial experimentation showed that it can be bred locally free of disease. In ...
    • RP media remiss in covering mangrove conservation issues 

      (BusinessWorld, June 16, 2006, on page S3/8)
      Issues related to mangrove development and conservation appear to have the least important among Filipino journalists covering the environment, a survey of the Washington-based Population Reference Bureau showed. Kathleen ...
    • SEAFDEC addresses lack of quality seaweed stock 

      Guadalquiver, Nanette L. (BusinessWorld, April 12, 2007, on page S2/5)
      The Aquaculture Department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center based in Tigbauan, Iloilo is trying to address the scarcity of good quality seaweed seedstock by conducting the first month-long training on ...
    • Seaweed seedling, gene banks to be established in Tawi-Tawi 

      Wee, Darwin T. (BusinessWorld, April 19, 2007, on page S1/6)
      The government and stakeholders of the seaweed industry in Western Mindanao are set to put up seaweed seedling and gene banks in the province of Tawi-Tawi in the middle of this year. Maria Jaqueline M. Carrasco, executive ...
    • Fish tagging program starts 

      (BusinessWorld, January 16, 2008, on page S1/3)
      Up to 2,400 species of small pelagic fishes like galunggong, tunsoy, tawiles,hasa-hasa, and matangbaka in the waters of Palawan and Manila Bay are targeted for tagging and coding under a joint research program that will ...
    • Prawn sandwich destroys fish nurseries: expert 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, April 11, 2008, on page S1/11)
      She helped turn many of the world's prawn farmers into millionaires, but Jurgenne Primavera now worries that her life's work might have indirectly accelerated the destruction of fish nurseries. The Filipina zoologist, whose ...
    • New methods could control fish disease 

      Villamor, Marites S. (BusinessWorld, January 28, 2010, on page S1/8)
      Scientists at the Iloilo-based Aquaculture Department (AQD) of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) have developed methods and vaccines to control the viral nervous necrosis disease in economically ...
    • Expert cites Mindanao's potential for abalone production 

      (BusinessWorld, May 28, 2010, on page S1/3)
      The abalone industry could flourish in Mindanao due to an abundance of locations suitable for growing the high-value edible mollusk, a statement yesterday of the newly formed Mindanao Development Authority quoted an ...
    • Little impact expected from recent fish kill 

      LDD (BusinessWorld, June 2, 2011, on page S1/4)
      The government is a keeping its 4% growth projection for fish production this year despite recent cases of fish kill in Pangasinan and the Taal Lake, saying that losses from those incidents were not enough to change its ...
    • Fast-maturing shellfish pushed for commercial production 

      Portillo, R. J. R. (BusinessWorld, March 7, 2013, on page S1/6)
      The Government is developing a culture technology for commercial production of a fast-maturing species of oyster, known locally as tikod amo. "The Surigao Del Sur State University (SDSSU) and the Bureau of Agricultural ...
    • New fishing firm OK'd 

      (BusinessWorld, March 12, 2013, on page S1/7)
      The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the registration of Wild Catch Fisheries, a fishing firm formed to boost the tuna supply of listed fish canner Alliance Select Foods International, Inc, the latter said ...
    • Locals, biologists face off over whale shark feeding 

      Reuters (BusinessWorld, March 14, 2013, on page S1/11)
      Tan-awan, in the southern Philippines island of Cebu, used to be a sleepy village that never saw tourists unless they were lost or in transit. Yet now they flock there by the hundreds - to swim with whale sharks, the world’s ...
    • Vietnam accuses China of attack on fishermen in South China Sea 

      Reuters; Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, March 27, 2013, on page S1/9)
      Vietnam has accused China of opening fire on a fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea and burning down its cabin, charges denied by Beijing on Tuesday as tensions resurface over sovereignty in the energy-rich waters. ...
    • Fishpond fertilizer 

      (BusinessWorld, April 15, 2013, on page S1/2)
      The National Tobacco Administration (NTA) wants tobacco companies to sell to it their tobacco sweepings, which it will use to produce fishpond fertilizer. According to Memorandum Circular No. 001 Series of 2013 dated Feb. ...
    • BFAR cites Ocean Adventure 

      (BusinessWorld, April 22, 2013, on page S4/4)
      Ocean Adventure is being recognized specifically for its central role in "the Development of a Marine Mammal Stranding response capability through the conduct of Marine Mammal (Cetacean) Stranding Workshops to BFAR ...
    • Gov’t to ban galunggong fishing in Palawan 

      (BusinessWorld, April 25, 2013, on page S1/4)
      Fishing of galunggong (round scad) in northern Palawan will be temporarily banned in the meantime that the government carries out a study on the species’ spawning period. In a statement, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic ...
    • Commitment to settle sea dispute expected 

      Gonzales, Noemi M. (BusinessWorld, April 25, 2013, on page S1/11)
      President Benigno S. C. Aquino III yesterday left for Brunei to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit where he will push for an early conclusion of a rules-based system to settle conflicting ...
    • Possible fishery talks after dispute: Aquino 

      Gonzales, N. M. (BusinessWorld, May 22, 2013, on page S1/11)
      President Benigno S. C. Aquino III is open to discussions on a possible fishery cooperation with neighbors but only after an ongoing dispute with Taiwan is resolved. Mr. Aquino said he wants to defuse the tension with ...