aquaculture - updates

Rappler's latest stories on aquaculture


Atienza to DENR: Laguna Lake still cluttered with fish pens

Aug 15, 2017 - 8:10 PM

Buhay Representative Lito Atienza urges the Laguna Lake Development Authority to conduct an honest to goodness dismantling of illegal fish pens

FOR DISMANTLING. Fish pens at the Laguna Lake, January 25, 2017. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

DENR begins massive dismantling of Laguna Lake fish pens

Jan 26, 2017 - 1:26 PM

Government wants to clear 2 000 hectares of the lake occupied by fish pens before the end of June

Fishpens at the Laguna Lake, January 25, 2017. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Climate warming blamed for vanishing fish in Africa's Lake Tanganyika

Aug 10, 2016 - 9:37 AM

Researchers found that the lake has been warming since the 1800s leading to a decline in lake algae which fish feed on and decreasing numbers of fish

This file photo taken on March 22, 2015 shows fishing boats returning to dock on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Uvira, DR Congo. Federico Scoppa/AFP

PH eyes bigger shrimp production for export

Nov 12, 2015 - 9:45 PM

As demand from the US and Japan continues to grow the Philippines targets to more than double its total shrimp production in 2014 says Senator Cynthia Villar

POTENTIAL EXPORT. The Philippines is positioning to become the region's leading white shrimp producer. Photo by Edwin Espejo/Rappler

Volcanic ash help stem red tide bloom in Bicol waters, says scientist

Jul 12, 2015 - 1:32 PM

In Sorsogon the presence of red tide was temporarily contained after volcanic ash spewed by Mayon and Bulusan volcanoes flowed down to Sorsogon Bay a scientist reveals

ERUPTION. Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon, one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines, spews steam and ash reaching 200 meters high on May 1, 2015. File photo by EPA

A solution to declining grouper stocks

May 17, 2015 - 9:40 AM

Full cycle or closed loop mariculture entails breeding and rearing fish in complete captivity and is meant to eliminate the need to draw from wild stocks

EXPENSIVE FISH. Cherished in China for their ‘lucky’ red color, leopard coral trout (Plectropomus leopardus) await their fate inside a floating cage in Palawan. Some die of stress and disease – but enough survive to make the trade lucrative. Photo by Gregg Yan / WWF

Heavier illegal fishing penalties 'oppresive' – fishers' group

Nov 23, 2014 - 7:29 PM

A higher illegal fishing penalty proposed by lawmakers goes up to P1 million and fishing companies are not happy

FISHERIES DAY. Estelito Marijuan, 58, arranges dried fish at a fishing village during the celebration of World Fisheries day in Parañaque City on Friday, November 21. World Fisheries day is celebrated every year to highlight the importance of maintaining the world's fisheries. Photo by EPA

Galunggong - no longer poor man's fish

May 31, 2013 - 10:28 AM

Once a poor man s fish the galunggong is hardly affordable due to the decline in fish stock

Man will have smaller fish to fry, biologists warn

Jan 30, 2013 - 10:41 AM

As fish get smaller under Man s environmental impact they become more exposed to predators which means a crucial food source will become more endangered than thought scientists said on Wednesday