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Promoting aquaculture in the Philippines through free delivery of fish fingerlings

Photos’ credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) – Description: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The arrangement of such aquaculture support is managed by the local government units (LGUs) and the Provident Fund Offices (PFOs). Fish fingerlings shown in one photo are either delivered or picked up in …

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Fish cages in Magat Dam Project in the Philippines

Photo credit: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia (Philippines) Description: Marx Perfecto C. Garcia and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) These fish cage modules are a part of the Magat Dam Aqua-Park Project of the Bureau Resources of & Aquatic Fisheries/ Cordillera Administrative Region (BFAR-CAR). The project is composed of the cage modules and …

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Research and culture of River catfish, Pangasius hypothalamus in the Philippines

Photo credit: Ahmed Hegazy (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   River catfish (Pangasius spp.) is a large riverine catfish that is indigenous to the countries within the Mekong River Basin and hence the species is not native to the Philippines. Pangasius is considered an economically important food fish because of …

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Developing and disseminating the YY technology of tilapia super male in the Philippines

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The “YY super tilapia male technology is considered an effective breeding protocol towards the production of all-male progeny for farming which has a special importance in tilapia farming. The YY technology is a form of a breeding program which combines feminization …

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Livelihood projects in fish sector in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regularly provides the fisher folk with appropriate hands-on training on various technologies in the aquaculture utilizing high-value species including seaweeds farming, improved fishing, specifically in the construction and proper use of passive gears, post-harvest and value adding, as well as, on resource management …

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Urban aquaculture in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has strengthened its program on aquaculture sub-sector. Researches on the intensification of culture techniques and practices are conducted prior to technology dissemination. Techno-demo on fish culture in concrete tanks and plastic drums utilizing high value species is targeted as an alternative livelihood for family/fisherfolk. …

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Production and dispersal of quality fingerlings (tilapia, freshwater prawn, ornamental fish) in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) The production and dispersal of quality fingerlings is a national program of BFAR. The fingerlings are produced by the national and regional centers. The species are mainly tilapia, freshwater prawn, common carp, freshwater catfish and ornamental fish. The beneficiaries of the dispersal are farmers, researchers, other government agencies, other BFAR …

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