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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Red tide recurs in Eastern Samar 

      Arinto, Reyan L. (BusinessWorld, May 28, 2013, on page SI/11)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) yesterday reported the recurrence of red tide in Matarinao Bay in Eastern Samar. Juan D. Albalejado, Jr., BFAR-8 regional director, said laboratory tests conducted last ...
    • Fishing ground to open in newly declared sea territory 

      Pacardo, Louie O. (BusinessWorld, May 30, 2013, on page S1/12)
      The government will open a new fishing ground for small fishermen east of the country that has been declared part of Philippine territory, an official said yesterday. Payao is a locally made fish-attracting device. Mr. ...
    • Giant garbage patches of the sea become 'national' art in Venice 

      Reuters (BusinessWorld, May 31, 2013, on page S3/8)
      Five huge patches of rubbish floating in seas around the world will have their own unofficial national pavilion on the sidelines of the world's largest non-commercial art fair in Venice this week, thanks to artist Maria ...
    • Shellfish ban issued 

      (BusinessWorld, May 31, 2013, on page S1/10)
      The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has banned the consumption of shellfish collected in the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte, and Misamis Occidental after the seafood showed positive ...
    • Universal language 

      (BusinessWorld, August 20, 2013, on page S1/10)
      Steve Westnedge plays in saxophone for a Leopard Seal known as "Casey" as part of a study on the animals reactions to different sounds at Sydney's Taronga Zoo on Aug. 19. Mr. Westnedge, who is also the zoo's elephant keeper, ...
    • BFAR charting shrimp roadmap 

      Guillermo, Jomari D. (BusinessWorld, August 20, 2013, on page S1/3)
      To increase local shrimp production and exports, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is now creating a shrimp roadmap, which will be completed this month, an official said yesterday. “Secretary Alcala has ...
    • Tuna Congress to highlight gains 

      Sarmiento, Romer S. (BusinessWorld, August 23, 2013, on page S1/2)
      This year’s National Tuna Congress will celebrate the partnerships and achievements gained by the industry over the last 15 years, organizers said. Rosanna Bernadette B. Contreras, Socsksargen Federation of Fishing and ...
    • Biggest fish market set for new home 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, January 2, 2014, on page S1/7)
      As most of Tokyo sleeps, men in rubber boots haggle over tuna in the cavernous halls of Tsukiji market. The clang of a bell around 5:30 a.m. kicks off the action at the world’s biggest fish emporium. Traders flash hand ...