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  • Prawn farming can be friendly with more rules 

    PNF (The Philippine Star, November 6, 1994, on page 18)
    The country's prawn industry would never be sustainable unless more environment-friendly regulations are put in place. "To achieve long term sustainability, the shrimp industry must seriously consider its effects on the ...
  • Reaping the gifts of the sea 

    (The Philippine Star, May 4, 1995, on page 14)
    Our meeting today deals with one of the most basic concerns of Filipino life. Fish is the main source of protein for the Filipino people, with each Filipino consuming 40 kilograms of fish every year. I have learned that ...
  • Marine experts bat for hike in fishpond rentals to save mangroves 

    (The Philippine Star, March 13, 1994, on page 17)
    To conserve endangered mangrove areas, aquaculture experts have proposed the raising of fishpond rentals by 1,000 to 6,000 per cent. Fees should be raised to reflect the true value of mangrove habitats, said Efren Ed. ...
  • Freshwater aquaculture seminar set 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 22, 1996, on page 29)
    Thirty-one fisheries specialists from 14 Asian countries are attending two separate training courses on Freshwater Aquaculture (AQUAFRESH) and Coastal Aquaculture being conducted by the Philippine government-hosted Southeast ...
  • Shrimp hatchery international course 

    (The Philippine Star, September 28, 1996, on page 28)
    An international training course on "Shrimp Hatchery Operation" will be held starting Oct. 1 at the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC-AQD) in Tigbauan, Iloilo.
  • Mudcrab, milkfish can go together 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 29, 1996, on page 28)
    Mudcrab (alimango) and milkfish are no strange bedfellows. It is feasible to raise them together in the same pond, pointed out Dan Baliao of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC-AQD) ...
  • RP, other SEA countries hit by shrimp import ban 

    Fernandez, Rudy (The Philippine Star, August 18, 1996, on page 19)
    The Philippines is now among those affected by a ban imposed on shrimp import by the United States. The shrimp embargo, which took effect last May 1, stipulates a condition that methods used in shrimp capture in open seas ...
  • SEAFDEC-AQD publishes new manual on tilapia 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 29, 1996, on page 29)
    There are two new publications on tilapia production. Authors are Ruel Eguia, Maria Rowena Eguia, and Zubaida Basiao, all of SEAFDEC-AQD.
  • Fish health network set up 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, August 25, 1996, on page 24)
    A Southeast Asian center based here and two Philippine government agencies have joined hands to organize a national network for aquatic animal health. The network has been worked on by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development ...
  • Milkfish probe urged 

    Echeminada, Perseus (The Philippine Star, March 27, 1999, on page 11)
    Sen Robert Jaworski expressed alarm yesterday on the entry of "mestisong bangus" (imported milkfish) from Taiwan which is threatening its local counterpart which happens to be the country's national fish.
  • Expert says more than 100 chemicals used by aquaculture industry 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, June 23, 1996, on page 1)
    Brace up for this: There are more than 100 chemical products being used by the local aquaculture industry for prophylaxis and treatment. The most commonly applied chemicals are disinfectants, pesticides, soil and water ...
  • Iloilo 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, July 5, 1998, on page 14)
    Fifteen nationals of seven Asian countries completed the second regular training course on aquaculture conducted by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) based in Tigbauan town.
  • Alternative for pesticides vs mud snails studied 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, June 14, 1998, on page 18)
    Scientists of a Philippine-based Southeast Asian center are close to finding an alternative to banned pesticides used by fishfarmers in controlling mud snails in bangus ponds. Field trial of the alternative, a metaldehyde ...
  • Int's confab tackles problems of RP shrimp industry 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, June 23, 1996, on page 23)
    The local shrimp industry, despite disease and marketing problems currently plaguing it, is not dead as some doomsayers think. Solutions are earnestly being worked out to reinvigorate the industry, it was reported during ...
  • Iloilo 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, August 9, 1998, on page 12)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department recently honored five persons, four posthumously, two governments, and five institutions for their important role in the establishing and growth of ...
  • SEAFDEC aqua dep't revolutionizes region's R&D 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, July 5, 1998, on page 18)
    The Philippine-based Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) will celebrate 25th anniversary on July 9 confident that it can continue strongly supporting the aquaculture research ...
  • DA assures gov't support for SEAFDEC 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, July 12, 1998, on page 18)
    Acting Agriculture Secretary William Dar has reiterated the government's continued support for the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) based here. Dr. Dar made the assurance ...
  • 'FishWorld' rises in Iloilo 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 13, 1998, on page L-6)
    A theme park called "FishWorld" is rising here. The facility is being built by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) along the national road that cuts across its 40-hectare ...
  • World aquaculture prod'n dominated by Asian countries 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, December 9, 1998, on page 23)
    Asia continues to dominate aquaculture production, thus contributing considerably to the sustenance of food security in the region. As it is today, aquaculture, or fishfarming, now offers opportunities as the "last frontier" ...
  • Iloilo 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (The Philippine Star, September 20, 1998, on page 13)
    A "theme park" called FishWorld is now being constructed in the seaside town of Tigbauan situated 24 kilometers west of Iloilo City.

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