'Hito' revival, dev't plan up
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The provincial government and a Southeast Asian center here have agreed to work together in bringing back the native catfish (hito) to Iloilo's rivers and farms. A memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the implementation of a Native Catfish Reestablishment Project has been signed between the Iloilo provincial government, headed by Gov. Arthur Defensor, and the Tigbauan based, government-hosted Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) headed by Dr. Rolando R. Platon. The project is under the Provincial Freshwater Fisheries Development Program (PFFDP).
'Hito' revival, dev't plan up. (1999, December 6). Manila Bulletin, p. 26.
Catfish culture; Rivers; Agreements; Fingerlings; Training; Breeding; Clarias macrocephalus; Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/ Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD); Defensor, Arthur; Platon, Rolando; De Vera, Cynthia; Moreno, Alma; Solito, Rodrigo; Perez, Pablo; Panganiban, Romulo; Locara, Lorenzo; Gentica, Rodolfo; Esportuno, Rogelio
- Manila Bulletin