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Thursday, May 08, 2014
Government Warns Fish Farmers About Antibiotic Use
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned fish cage and fish pond operators against feeding fish stocks with antibiotics to hasten...
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Philippines Reports No Fish Kill Despite Hot Weather
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines provincial fishery office is closely monitoring possible incidents of fish kill in the province due to higher temperature during the...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
White Spot Syndrome Virus Threatening Philippines Shrimp Farms
PHILIPPINES - A lawmaker has called on the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) to investigate and eradicate White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) that has...
Friday, February 21, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: The Advantages of Alternative Day Feeding of Milkfish in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - Milkfish is the biggest finfish produced in the Philippines by both volume and weight. In order to help farmers with the challenges of the intensification...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Central Luzon Still Free from Red Tide
PHILIPPINES - Bulacan, Zambales, and Bataan provinces remain clear from paralytic shellfish poison or most commonly known as red tide....
Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Finding a Sustainable Use for Knife Fish in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Region IV-A (BFAR IVA) is now using knife fish as a raw material in fish processing. Knife...
Thursday, July 11, 2013
No Red Tide Detected in Central Luzon
PHILIPPINES - Bulacan, Zambales and Bataan provinces remain free from paralytic shellfish poison and red tide. ...
Shellfish Farmers Affected by Red Tide Urged to Shift to Agriculture
PHILIPPINES - Shellfish farmers affected by the red tide toxins plaguing Samar seawaters in Calbayog City have been advised to plant agricultural products as an...
Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Fourth East Visayas Area positive of Red Tide Toxin
PHILIPPINES - Four bodies of water in Eastern Visayas have been tested positive of red tide toxin, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources said as it warns...
Monday, May 27, 2013
No Red Tide in Central Luzon; Seafood Safe to Eat
PHILIPPINES - Bulacan, Zambales and Bataan provinces remain free from paralytic shellfish poison or red tide....
Monday, May 20, 2013
Some Areas Still Positive for Red Tide in the Philippines
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) continues to warn the public that shellfishes collected at Dumanquillas Bay in Zamboanga del Sur,...
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Eastern Visayas Waters Remains Safe from Red Tide
PHILIPPINES - All coastal waters in Eastern Visayas remains free from red tide toxins according to Regional Director of the Bureau of Fisheries and Acquatic Resources...
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Philippine Suspends Importation of All Live Shrimps
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has suspended the processing of applications to import all live shrimps and susceptible crustaceans...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Sorsogon Bay, Juag Lagoon Remain Red Tide Free
PHILIPPINES - For more than two years now, shellfish gathered from Sorsogon Bay and Juag Lagoon remains free of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP)....
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Government to Save Endemic Fishery Species
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Region 2 (BFAR-2) has identified various endemic species in Region two which were categorized as endangered,...
Monday, April 15, 2013
Improved Fish Production Technology Project Trains Fishermen
PHILIPPINES - The Provincial Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Office (PAENRO) has trained 40 fishers using the Fisherfolks Field School (FFS) to promote...
Friday, April 12, 2013
Central Luzon Remains Red-Tide Free
PHILIPPINES - Central Luzon (Region 3) has been declared free from red tide (Harmful Algal Blooms) meaning shellfish from this area can be eaten again....
Thursday, April 11, 2013
New Fish Cage Operations Technique in Proposed in Magat
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Region 2 (BFAR-2) is proposing a new technique in fish cage operations based on the result of the harvest...
Monday, February 25, 2013
Giant Clams Seeded in Bohol's Marine Protected Areas
PHILIPPINES - Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Vice Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Alan R Luga will grace the seeding of giant clams in Marine Protected Areas in Dauis...
Thursday, February 07, 2013
Invasive Turtle a Threat to Fish and Biodiversity
PHILIPPINES - Officials of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) have expressed alarm over the proliferation of an invasive species of turtle...
Wednesday, January 02, 2013
CL Coastal Waters Remain Free From Red Tide
PHILIPPINES - The coastal waters of Bataan, Bulacan, and Zambales provinces remain free from toxic red tide as of December 20, Shellfish Bulletin No. 29, the Bureau...
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Elvers Confiscated for the Third Time this Year
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has confiscated another seven boxes of elvers, eel fry, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport...
Friday, November 16, 2012
Surigao del Sur Free From Red Tide Toxin
PHILIPPINES - Bislig Bay in Surigao del Sur is negative from red tide toxin, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Caraga said in its latest Shellfish...
Monday, October 01, 2012
Another Batch of Elvers Confiscated in Philippine Airport
PHILIPPINES - Only two months have passed when 46 boxes (approximately two million) of freshwater eel fry or elvers were confiscated at the Ninoy Aquino International...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Surigao del Sur Free from Red Tide Toxin
PHILIPPINES - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-Caraga has released the latest Shellfish Bulletin No. 22 dated September 14, 2012, baring that...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Misamis Oriental Shellfish Test Positive for Paralytic Shellfish Poison
PHILIPPINES - Shellfish from Misamis Oriental tested positive of the paralytic shellfish poison according to the latest bulletin released by the Bureau of Fisheries...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Pangasinan's Coast Now Free of Red Tide Toxin
PHILIPPINES - Shellfish gathered from the coastal waters of Pangasinan are now free from red tide toxin and safe for human consumption, according to the Bureau of...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
BFAR Urges Taal Fish Farmers to be Responsible
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture, through the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), urges all fish cage farmers in Taal Lake to take the necessary...
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Four Pangasinan Areas Affected by Red Tide
PHILIPPINES - Four local towns here are now affected with the red tide toxin, including the coastal waters of Alaminos City, home of the famous Hundred Islands. ...
Monday, March 05, 2012
Ilocos Sur’s Shorelines are Free From Red Tide Toxin
PHILIPPINES - Benny Saraos of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has stated that the shorelines of Ilocos Sur are free from red tide toxin. ...
 
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