BFAR lifts red tide alert over Sapian Bay, keeps ban over parts of 6 Visayas provinces

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on BFAR lifts red tide alert over Sapian Bay, keeps ban over parts of 6 Visayas provinces 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has lifted the red tide alert over parts of Sapian Bay in Capiz and Aklan as their coastal waters were found to be free of toxic red tide.

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ARMM bans sardines fishing in Sulu Sea, Basilan Strait for 3 months

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on ARMM bans sardines fishing in Sulu Sea, Basilan Strait for 3 months 

By Edwin O. Fernandez

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 11 (PNA) — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BFAR-ARMM) has started implementing a three-month closed season for sardine fishing off Sulu Sea and Basilan Strait to allow fish to spawn freely.

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Montejo urges LGUs to adopt ordinances prohibitingharvest of crablets in the wild

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Montejo urges LGUs to adopt ordinances prohibitingharvest of crablets in the wild 

By Perla G. Lena

ILOILO CITY, Nov 18 (PNA) — Science and technology secretary Mario Montejo is urging local government units (LGUs) to also adopt ordinances that prohibit the gathering and selling of crablets outside their municipality of origin.

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Red tide alert hoisted over Sapian Bay in Capiz

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Red tide alert hoisted over Sapian Bay in Capiz 

ILOILO CITY, September 1 — Red tide affects Sapian Bay in Capiz based on shellfish advisory number 14, series of 2015 issued by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources central office and furnished to BFAR Region 6.

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Commercial fishing for pelagic fishes in Davao Gulf begins

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Commercial fishing for pelagic fishes in Davao Gulf begins 

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 31 — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) National Director and Undersecretary Asis Perez on Monday declared September 1, this year to May 31, 2016 as the open season for commercial fishing in Davao Gulf.

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BFAR bans harvesting, eating of shellfish in Balita Bay in DavOr; Irong-Irong Bay and Cambatutay Bay in Western Samar; coastal waters of Dauis, Bohol and Milagros, Masbate

August 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on BFAR bans harvesting, eating of shellfish in Balita Bay in DavOr; Irong-Irong Bay and Cambatutay Bay in Western Samar; coastal waters of Dauis, Bohol and Milagros, Masbate 

MANILA, Aug. 10 — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has banned the harvesting, selling and eating of shellfishes collected in Balita Bay in Davao Oriental, Irong-Irong Bay and Cambatutay Bay in Western Samar, and the coastal waters of Dauis in Bohol and in Milagros in Masbate.

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BFAR hails tagging of Dagupan milkfish

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on BFAR hails tagging of Dagupan milkfish 

DAGUPAN CITY, June 10 — The National Integrated Fisheries Technology and Development Center (NIFTDC) hailed the recent tagging of the Dagupan bangus (milkfish), calling it as a development that is long overdue.

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Regional fisherfolk director seeks provision of engines, gears every fisherfolks day

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Regional fisherfolk director seeks provision of engines, gears every fisherfolks day 

ILOILO CITY, May 20 — The lady regional fisherfolk director for Western Visayas hopes to institutionalize the provision of motor engines and fishing gears to fisherfolks during farmers and fisherfolks day activities.

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Three Bicolano youths qualify as future fisheries industry leaders

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Three Bicolano youths qualify as future fisheries industry leaders 

By Danny O. Calleja

PILI, Camarines Sur, April 28 (PNA) – Three Bicolano youths have qualified to become future fisheries industry leaders for passing the Fisheries Scholarship Program (FSP) competitive examinations given last February to top 10 graduating high school students nationwide.

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BFAR eyes fishery output rebound in typhoon-weary region

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on BFAR eyes fishery output rebound in typhoon-weary region 

TACLOBAN CITY, April 22 – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is optimistic that fisheries production will bounce back this year after five years of consistent decrease due to illegal fishing activities and impacts of super typhoon Yolanda in 2013.

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