Closed Fishing Season | The three-month closed fishing season for sardines, herrings and mackerels in the Visayan Sea has been officially lifted yesterday, February 15, 2022.

Closed Fishing Season | The three-month closed fishing season for sardines, herrings and mackerels in the Visayan Sea has been officially lifted yesterday, February 15, 2022. Annually implemented from November 15 to February 15 the following year, the closed fishing season effectively prohibited the catching of sardines, herrings (Clupeidae) and mackerels (Scombridae) within the conservation continue reading : Closed Fishing Season | The three-month closed fishing season for sardines, herrings and mackerels in the Visayan Sea has been officially lifted yesterday, February 15, 2022.

Press Release | HOG RAISERS TURN TO AQUACULTURE THROUGH BFAR-NFFTC

BFAR Press Release | HOG RAISERS TURN TO AQUACULTURE THROUGH BFAR-NFFTC The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) is providing assistance to backyard hog raisers, whose livelihood was affected by the African Swine Flu (ASF), and encouraging them to try their hand in fish farming. The DA-BFAR, through the National Freshwater continue reading : Press Release | HOG RAISERS TURN TO AQUACULTURE THROUGH BFAR-NFFTC

#BFARPressRelease | Government Completes Nine Legislated Hatcheries, 21 More Set For Completion

Of the 37 multi-species hatcheries and aquaculture facilities to be constructed nationwide under 22 Republic Acts passed during the 16th, 17th and 18th Congresses, the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR), to date, has completed a total of 9, while 21 are now under construction and expected to be completed by continue reading : #BFARPressRelease | Government Completes Nine Legislated Hatcheries, 21 More Set For Completion

M/V DA-BFAR ARRIVES IN SURIGAO DEL NORTE

M/V DA-BFAR ARRIVES IN SURIGAO DEL NORTE The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) delivered FRP supplies and materials and relief goods to Odette-affected fisherfolk in Surigao Del Norte. The effort is part of DA-BFAR’s relief and recovery operations, dubbed as Operation Bangon, for Odette-stricken coastal areas in Visayas and Mindanao. continue reading : M/V DA-BFAR ARRIVES IN SURIGAO DEL NORTE

#BFARPressRelease | DA-BFAR Inaugurates New Legislated Hatchery in Perez, Quezon

In the government’s effort to boost the country’s aquaculture production by providing more local sources of fry, the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, in partnership with the Local Government of Perez in Quezon, inaugurated today, December 13, 2021, a new multi-species marine hatchery constructed in the municipality in compliance with Republic continue reading : #BFARPressRelease | DA-BFAR Inaugurates New Legislated Hatchery in Perez, Quezon

DA-BFAR’s Press Release – DA-BFAR awards a Lambaklad Project to a Bohol Fisherfolk Association

The Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) turned over a lambaklad project to a fisherfolk association during a ceremony in Jagna, Bohol on November 27, 2021. Led by BFAR National Director Commodore Eduardo Gongona, BFAR region 7 Director Allan Poquita, and Bohol Provincial Director Candido Samijon, the bureau awarded the lambaklad project continue reading : DA-BFAR’s Press Release – DA-BFAR awards a Lambaklad Project to a Bohol Fisherfolk Association

Zamboanga Closed Season | Sardines Closed Fishing Season Commences in Zamboanga

Beginning on December 1, the government will be enforcing a three-month pause in sardines fishing activities in the conservation area through the annual implementation of the Bureau Administrative Circular No. 255. This initiative covers one of the country’s largest sardines fishing grounds: the rich and bountiful waters of the Zamboanga Peninsula, which includes East Sulu, continue reading : Zamboanga Closed Season | Sardines Closed Fishing Season Commences in Zamboanga