PCAARD Spearheads Development Of Microalgae As Aquafeeds

The Philippine Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) released P10 million (US$ 250,000) to start off the National Aquafeeds Research and Development Program.

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Roasted Crocodile Is Now Introduced In Philippine Cuisine

Crocodile ‘lechon’ or roasted crocodile is probably the first unique cuisine in the Philippines introduced by Philip Dizon, a businessman and owner of Davao Crocodile Park in Davao City.

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Raising The Aquaculture Standard In The Propagation Of Tilapia

Environmentalists argue that unregulated tilapia farming is damaging ecosystems in poor countries.

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Massive Fish Kill In Batangas’ Taal Lake, Philippines Is Blamed More On Greed

Technically the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) may be right that change in water temperature of the Taal lake was the prevalent cause of probably the worst fish kill in Batangas, Philippines.

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Dojo – An Ingredient of Ifugao Cuisine

Dojo (Misgurnus anguillacaudatus) known as the Japanese loach, was introduced into the Mountain Provinces by Japanese troops during World War II.

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More Products That Can Be Derived From Seaweeds

We have known seaweed as a nutrient rich food for export. But now it has known to be a versatile product that can provide multi different uses and a variety of benefits to us.

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Tubli Offers A Safer Alternative To Costly Chemical Pesticides

Tubli (Derris) contains rotenone, a chemical that is toxic to insects and fish. Rotenone inhibits the respiratory process in the gills of fish.

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The Commercial And Health Benefits Of Tahong

Jiabong is a town in Samar, is one of the identified areas in the Philippines where tahong or green bay mussel is widely cultured by its residents.

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Mariculture Parks Provide Opportunities To Small Scale Fishermen

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) established the first marine culture (mariculture) park in 2000 located in the Island Garden of Samal, east of Davao City, which covers 200 hectares.

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Fish Aggregating Device Payao, Enhances Small Fisherman’s Catch At Sea

Payao is a fish aggregating device that enhances small fisherman’s catch at sea and reduces their fishing venture expenses as well.

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