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Director Asis Perez said EMS is prevalent Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, China and Indonesia. We are dealing with a disease unknown to us, all the more that measures must be undertaken, he said. An EMS infected shrimp usually dies within the first 30
Saturday, the bureau is consulting with the Department of Health (DOH) and the University of the Philippines' Institute of Toxicology for a study on toxic-bearing organisms and red tide-affected areas to identify waters where shellfish production
Ang ginawa ko po is to release a directive to study managing the fishing of galunggong, he added. Government is already looking at available data and current fishing practices, and the consultations ... will involve shippers, fishermen and LGUs (
Wednesday several vessels to the Visayas seas to enforce the fishing ban on mackerel and sardines in the area...The fishing ban covers the Visayan seas, which straddle the Bicol as well as the Western, Central and Eastern Visayas regions.
PhilippinesThe Philippine government said Thursday it has approved the export of 25 show dolphins to Singapore after a ban on their transport to a giant casino chain was lifted. Animal rights activists filed a civil suit against the government last
Philippines Puffer fish toxin is 100 percent more potent than cyanide. This was the warning issued by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources following the death of two fishermen who had dined on puffer fish, locally called butete, on Wednesday.
PhilippinesAfter imposing a fishing moratorium that successfully replenished sardine stocks off the Zamboanga Peninsula last year, the Department of Agriculture is to close another major fishing ground in the country for three months starting in
By Chaka Miles and Portnip Pakangcharap MANILA, Philippines — The activist fisherfolk alliance Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) accused the Aquino
Monday it would step up the deployment of aggregate fishing devices in the waters off western Luzon to help local fishermen who were adversely affected by the declaration of a two-month closed fishing season in the disputed Panatag (Scarborough)
Philippines The Philippine fisheries chief on Sunday said he had ordered a study into a foreign species called the knife fish that was posing a threat to the local fishing industry at the country's largest lake. The knife-shaped fish are reported to