Feasibility of farming hard corals
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The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources proposes to farm hard or stony corals for reef restoration and livelihood, including selling farmed corals for income purposes. The idea appears attractive at first glance but if analyzed deeply does not seem to be good for the farmer and the country for the following reasons: The Present status of the coral reef ecosystem of the Philippines is such that only few excellent coral colonies-belonging to the branching species which are easily propagated- exist in the wild.
Alcala, A. (2013, June 5). Feasibility of farming hard corals. Malaya Business Insight, p. A5.
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