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  • Aquaculture meet opens today 

    (BulletinToday, February 10, 1985, on page 1)
    Engineers engaged in aquaculture operations in the country will gather at the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department main station in Tigbauan, Iloilo Oct. 2-5 for a consultative meeting on the engineering requirements of a fast ...
  • Prawn nursery cage 

    (BulletinToday, October 7, 1985, on page 1)
    Seafdec researchers have developed a technique for intensive post-larval rearing of prawn using a floating nursery cage. This is much easier to manage compared to nursery ponds. It is also cheaper in terms of materials ...
  • Tilapia cage farming 

    (BulletinToday, September 30, 1985, on page 1)
    The presence of abundant natural food in the water partly ensures a good growth of the fish even without supplemental feeding. During the fry-to-fingerling stage, Nile tilapia feed on plankton - tiny free-floating plants ...
  • Tilapia hatchery 

    (BulletinToday, October 16, 1985, on page 1)
    Production of tilapia nilotica (Oreochromis niloticus) is highly influenced by environment and hereditary traits of the stock. High-quality fingerling can ensure the successful production of marketable tilapia in 90 to 120 ...
  • Pond planning 

    (BulletinToday, September 2, 1985, on page 28)
    Water supply is the most important factor to consider in determining the sustainability of the fishpond site. It should be adequately supplied and available the whole year round. Water should be moved in and out of the ...
  • Fishery program proposed 

    Espina, Gerry (BulletinToday, August 26, 1985, on page 1)
    Today the developing country that has insufficient fishery resources, or having such resources, but fails to develop them, is at a great disadvantage. For if it cannot make good at producing enough animal protein, or at ...
  • Center presents plan for sufficiency in fish 

    Antonio, Tony (BulletinToday, July 29, 1985, on page 1)
    The aquaculture department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (Seafdec-AQD) has presented a four-year plan which aims to achieve for the country self-sufficiency in fish by 1987. The plan also aims to ...
  • Prawn hatchery 

    (BulletinToday, September 16, 1985, on page 1)
    It is ideal for hatcheries to be near the source of wild prawn spawners and broodstock. You have to know the seasonality and volume of prawn catch in the prospective area. Fishermen in the locality can help you determine ...
  • New developments in fish production (Part II) 

    (BulletinToday, September 7, 1984, on page 1-13)
    The Aquaculture Department of the SEAFDEC has developed four new techniques to help solve the problem of milkfish fry shortage: including wild and captivity; rearing milkfish larvae to fry at survival rates of up to 70%; ...
  • Great promise in fishfarming (Part I) 

    (BulletinToday, September 6, 1984, on page 1-8)
    Common fishfarm products which used to be taken for granted apparently hold the answer to the government's need for increasing agricultural productivity, generating more livelihood opportunities and earning valuable foreign ...
  • Raising milkfish, crabs 

    Fernandez, Rudy A. (BulletinToday, December 4, 1984, on page 10)
    Milkfish and mudcrabs are not strange bedfellows. They can be raised in the same pond with encouraging results, as found in a trial conducted by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department in ...
  • UNLAD to benefit 10,000 fishermen 

    (BulletinToday, November 11, 1984, on page 24)
    The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA), the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC), the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the Farm Systems Development Corporation (FSDC) entered ...
  • Prawn larvae 

    (BulletinToday, November 27, 1985, on page 1)
    The growing interest of fish farmers in the culture of prawn and the recent development on improved farming have increased the demand for prawn fry. The fry from the wild alone is inadequate to meet the needs of the prawn farmers.
  • Feeds and feeding 

    (BulletinToday, November 27, 1985, on page 1)
    Prawn larvae begin to eat the moment they become protozoea which feed on some of the most commonly cultured phytoplankton. These are Skeletonema, Chaetoceros, and Tetraselmis.
  • Fishfarmers cite need for further research 

    Antonio, Tony (BulletinToday, February 5, 1986, on page 1)
    Fishfarmers urged yesterday the aquaculture department of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development (Seafdec-AQD) to take into consideration specific fishfarming problems in the planning of its research program. Ramon ...
  • Phytoplankton 

    (BulletinToday, February 5, 1986, on page 1)
    Making the fish feed on the natural food organisms in the aquatic environment is the least expensive way of rearing. In Laguna de Bay, as much as 4.5 kilograms of algae accumulate in cages after two weeks. Diatoms (navicula, ...
  • Mitra twits Laurel on 'faux pas' 

    (BulletinToday, November 19, 1986, on page 1)
    Agriculture Minister Ramon V. Mitra Jr. yesterday twitter Vice President and Foreign Affairs Minister Salvador H. Laurel for the "diplomatic faux pass" of appointing to the directorship of the Southeast Asian Fisheries ...
  • Seaweeds 

    (BulletinToday, April 19, 1986, on page 1)
    The culture and processing of seaweeds, also known as Eucheuma, have now becomes a very profitable business. In fact, the seaweed industry is now a dollar earner for the country. In the past, seaweeds were exported in ...
  • Extensive, not intensive fishfarming 

    Antonio, Tony (BulletinToday, February 12, 1986, on page 1)
    How intensive is intensive? Fishpond operators may claim that they are engaged in intensive prawn culture if they have stocked their ponds with 10,000 to 50,000 fry per hectare. And based on Philippine industry standards, ...
  • Incentives 

    (BulletinToday, February 12, 1986, on page 1)
    Agricultural and fisheries activities are two particular fields which the government supports with incentives. The rationale behind this is their greater susceptibility to investment risks than other business ventures, ...

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