Benham Rise fishing grounds east of Luzon

May 30, 2013 10:26 pm 

bfarEngr Rafael Ramiscal (left), Chief researcher of M/V DA-BFAR Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources of the Department of Agriculturem elucidates on the fishery development support of the newly established fishing grounds east of Luzon where the Benham Plateau, commonly known as “Benham Rise” is. Benham Rise is a 13 million hectare area under the sea with the shallowest portion at 35 meters off the provinces of Isabela and Aurora and (right photo) region 4-A personnel of BFAR carrying the BULIG materials uploaded to the BFAR boat in Dinahican Port on Thursday in Infanta, Quezon (PNA Photos by Avito C. Dalan)


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