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    • Aquaculture recovery depends on managing bacteria antibiotic resistance 

      S&T Media Service (BusinessWorld, February 12, 2001, on page S1/1)
      The two common pathogens in marine and freshwater environments known to scientists as Vibrio spp. and Aeromonas spp. are resistant to antibiotics widely used in aquaculture feeds. This was shown in a survey using bacterial ...
    • BFAR wraps up 'high-tech' fisheries caravan in 10 regions 

      (BusinessWorld, May 10, 2001, on page S1/1)
      The Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) has just concluded its fisheries technology caravan, covering 10 regions and serving tens of thousands of small fishermen, pond operators ...
    • Lobster farms eyed in Samal 

      (BusinessWorld, August 5, 2002, on page 20)
      After the success of its mariculture park, the Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) will embark on developing lobster farms in Bakak town for its food security marine culture development program. "This is our next innovation," ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fishing firm formed 

      (BusinessWorld, February 1, 2013, on page S1/7)
      Alliance Select Foods International, Inc. and CHL Construction & Development Enterprises, Inc. to form a fishing company to boost Alliance Select's tuna supply, the company said in a disclosure yesterday. " We are pleased ...
    • US, Philippines firm up Tubbataha arrangement 

      RJND; NMG (BusinessWorld, February 6, 2013, on page S1/11)
      The United States has formally offered to compensate for damage arising from the grounding of a US Navy ship in Tubbahata reef as salvage operations go on the full swing. "In a meeting at the DFA (Department of Foreign ...
    • 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 ...
    • Sharks, manta rays win global trade protection 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, March 16, 2013, on page S3/9)
      Several shark species and the manta ray won international trade protection on Monday in a move hailed by conservationists as a breakthrough in efforts to save them from being wiped out by over fishing. The deal at a major ...