Hito in many ways
There was a time when only the adventurous gourmet enthusiast would dare to eat the lowly hito or pantat, also known as catfish.
Multi-species hatchery to supply fish ponds, cages with fish fry in Davao Region, neighboring areas in Mindanao
DAVAO CITY, Sept. 11 (PNA) -- Owners of fish ponds and fish cages in the Davao Region need not travel to Iloilo to source their fish fry because the region's first Multi-Species hatchery in Barangay Bato in Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur will be able to supply them with quality fish fry at a lesser cost.
Multi-Species Hatchery for food security
There was a time when Davao Region fishpond operators went to the Visayas specifically in Iloilo to source fry for their fishponds or even for fish cages. However, the launching of the Multi-Species hatchery in Barangay Bato in Sta. Cruz early this month will make sure that fishpond and fish cage operators will have a steady supply of fish stock at an affordable price.
BFAR: Davao Gulf is fish breeding ground
A SURVEY conducted by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources-National Assessment Program (BFAR-NSAP 11) confirmed that the Davao Gulf is an important spawning ground for fishes, including the highly migratory tuna species.
Chemicals blamed for leser fishcatch in Banay-Banay
The massive use of chemicals and pesticides has been blamed for the decreasing fish catch in Banay-Banay, Davao Oriental and the destruction of its environment.
BFAR XI help prepare traders for EAGA trade fair
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the fisheries sector recently realized that their fresh and processed fish and other marine products should step up when it comes to packaging and labelling if they are to become competitive in the world market.
Agri Tayo Turn's 2
The management of ABS CBN stressed the importance of paying it forward as it opened the three-day celebration of Agri Tayo Dito's 2nd Agriversary Thursday.
Impact of closed season studied
DAVAO CITY -- Government researchers are conducting a 12-day study to validate the impact of the enforcement of the Closed Season for the Conservation of Small Pelagic Fishes in Davao Gulf from June to August this year, a regional official of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said in a recent interview here.
Sailing to save our fishes
The arrival of the M/V DA-BFAR research vessel on the night of July 20, 2014 became a symbol of hope not only for the people of Southern Mindanao but for millions more all over the country who are not only relying on our fish resources for their daily supply of protein but also for their livelihood..
Duterte urge fishermen to support closed season
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte commended the concerned agencies for the implementation of the closed season for pelagic fishes from June 27-August 31, 2014 even as he urged fishermen in the Davao Region to comply with its provisions..