CENTRAL OFFICE

Updated as of November 9, 2021
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NamePosition / DesignationTelephone No.

BUREAU DIRECTOR


Cmdre. EDUARDO B. GONGONA (Ret.)
do@bfar.da.gov.ph




Bureau Director
8-929-80-74

ASSISTANT DIRECTORS


ATTY. DEMOSTHENES R. ESCOTO
descoto@bfar.da.gov.ph


Assistant Director for Administrative Services (ADAS)
+63(2) 332-47-13

SAMMY A. MALVAS
smalvas@bfar.da.gov.ph


Assistant Director for Operations (ADO)
(Currently Unavailable)

DRUSILA ESTHER E. BAYATE, CESO IV
addrie@bfar.da.gov.ph


Assistant Director for Research, Regulations and International Engagement (ADRRIE)
+63(2) 332-47-18

DIVISIONS


MILDRED MERCENE – BUAZON
admin_co@bfar.da.gov.ph



Chief, Administrative Division
+63(2) 929-6884

ZALDY P. PEREZ
fmd@bfar.da.gov.ph


Chief, Finance and Management Division (FMD)
+63(2) 456-6302;
+63(2) 332-4709

ATTY. DEMOSTHENES R. ESCOTO
legal@bfar.da.gov.ph



Officer-in-Charge, Legal Division
+63(2) 453-8812

MARIA ABEGAIL A. ALBALADEJO
fped@bfar.da.gov.ph


Chief, Fisheries Planning and Economic Division (FPED)
+63(2) 928-2899;
+63(2) 929-7673

ATTY. MICHAEL S. ANDAYOG
frld@bfar.da.gov.ph


Officer-in-Charge, Fisheries Regulatory and Licensing Division (FRLD)
+63(2) 426-6532;
+63(2) 455-2717;
+63(2) 455-1049

JOSELITO R. SOMGA
fiqd@bfar.da.gov.ph


Officer-in-Charge, Fisheries Inspection and Quarantine Division (FIQD)
(02) 8373-2894

SONIA S. SOMGA
nfld.bfar@gmail.com; nfld@bfar.da.gov.ph


Officer-in-Charge, National Fisheries Laboratory Division (NFLD)
(02) 8370-1679;
373-0073;
(02) 8373-0076

SANDRA VICTORIA R. ARCAMO
bfar_frmd@yahoo.com; frmd@bfar.da.gov.ph


Chief, Fisheries Resources Management Division (FRMD)
+63(2) 929-4894

ELYMI AR-J S. TUNACAO
ifad@bfar.da.gov.ph


Officer-in-Charge, Aquaculture Division
+63(2) 929-3439

AMOR G. DIAZ
fidssd@bfar.da.gov.ph


Chief, Fisheries Industry Development and Support Services Division(FIDSSD)
+63(2) 332-4676

ENGR. ANTONIO P. MORALES
phtd@bfar.da.gov.ph


Chief, Fisheries Post Harvest Technology Division(FPHTD)
+63(2) 453-1083;
+63(2) 474-4192

RAFAEL V. RAMISCAL
cfd@bfar.da.gov.ph

Chief, Capture Fisheries Division(CFD)
+63(2) 929-4296

NAZARIO C. BRIGUERA
ifcu@bfar.da.gov.ph

Head, Information and Fisherfolk Coordination Unit (IFCU)
+63(2) 366-8535

NATIONAL CENTERS


NATIONAL INTEGRATED FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTER (NIFTDC)
Bonuan Binloc, 2400 Dagupan City
+63(75) 653-0385
For more information, click here.

+63(75) 653-5412
WESTLY R. ROSARIOChief, National Integrated Fisheries Technology Development Center (NIFTDC)

NATIONAL INLAND FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY CENTER (NIFTC)
51 Km Manila East Road, Sauyoc, 1980 Tanay, Rizal
bfarniftc_tanay@yahoo.com
For more information, click here.


+63(2) 806-4323
LEVITA H. ZAPANTAOfficer-in-Charge, National Inland Fisheries Technology Center (NIFTC)

NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT CENTER (NMFDC)
Sangley Point, 4101 Cavite City
For more information, click here.

+63(46) 524-2084
loc (46) 4420;
524-2061 loc 4420;
(02) 929-6668
ZALDY P. PEREZOfficer-in-Charge, National Marine Fisheries Development Center (NMFDC)

NATIONAL FRESHWATER FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY CENTER (NFFTC)
CLSU, Science City of Muñoz, 3120 Nueva Ecija
For more information, click here.

+63(44) 456-0670;
456-06-71
MA. JOEDECEL DANTINGChief, National Freshwater Fisheries Technology Center (NFFTC)

NATIONAL SEAWEEDS TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTER (NSTDC)
Cabid-an, 4700 Sorsogon
For more information, click here.

+63(56) 211-5213
IDA T. CAPACIOOfficer-in-Charge, National Seaweeds Technology Development Center (NSTDC)

NATIONAL BRACKISHWATER AQUACULTURE TECHNOLOGY CENTER (NBATC)
Sitio Iringan, Palsabangon, Pagbilao, 4302 Quezon
09154830124
bfarnbftc@gmail.com
For more information, click here.


(Currently Unavailable)
ROY C. ORTEGAOfficer-in-Charge, National Brackishwater Aquaculture Technology Center (NBATC)

MINDANAO FRESHWATER FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY CENTER (MFFTC)
Kabacan Fish Farm, Kabacan, 9407 North Cotabato
+63(64) 248-2243
For more information, click here.


+63(64) 248-2005;
248-2243
ELIZER S. SALILIGOfficer-in-Charge, Mindanao Freshwater Fisheries Technology Center (MFFTC)

NATIONAL MARICULTURE CENTER
Coastal Road, Brgy. Cagangohan, Panabo City, Davao del Norte
09178718241; 09178371811
bfarrftcpanabocity@yahoo.com
For more information, click here.

(Currently Unavailable)
DR. JERICARDO S. MONDRAGONOfficer-in-Charge, National Mariculture Center

FISHERIES BIOLOGICAL STATION COMPLEX (FBSC)
Diversion Road, Taal, 4208
For more information, click here.

(043) 214 2552

UNITS AND OTHER OFFICES

OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL CONCERN (OSC)


ATTY. BENJAMIN F.S TABIOS, JR
(Currently Unavailable)


Office of the Special Concern (OSC)
(Currently Unavailable)

FISHERIES PROTECTION AND LAW ENFORCEMENT GROUP (FPLEG)


ROMMEL ADOLF I. DICIANO
(Currently Unavailable)


Officer-in-Charge/Head, Fisheries Protection and Law Enforcement Group (FPLEG)
+63(2) 332-46-72

ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION


CYNTHIA P. LUGA
(Currently Unavailable)

Chief, Human Resources Management Section,
Administrative Division
+63(2) 929-6884

WILHELMINA PEARL C. GULIMAN
minaguliman@gmail.com

Officer-in-Charge, Property Section,
Administrative Division
+63(2) 332-4719

MARY JOY A. MALVAS
maryjoymalvas@gmail.com

Chief, Records Section,
Administrative Division
+63(2) 453-9397;
+63(2) 294-3617

ENGR. ARNOLD M. MORALES
(Currently Unavailable)

Officer-in-Charge, General Services Section,
Administrative Division
+63(2) 929-6126

ATTY. DEMOSTHENES R. ESCOTO
bac.eps@bfar.da.gov.ph

Chairman, Bids and Awards Committee (BAC),
Administrative Division
+63(2) 332-4661

VICTORIA C. BA-AY
(Currently Unavailable)

Chief, Cashier Section,
Administrative Division
+63(2) 483-4668

FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT DIVISION (FMD)


LINA F. ZULUETA
(Currently Unavailable)

Chief, Accounting Section,
Finance and Management Division (FMD)
+63(2) 332-4713

MA. TERESA F. DUGUILES
(Currently Unavailable)

Chief, Budget Section,
Finance and Management Division (FMD)
456-5793;
332-4713

LEGAL DIVISION


ATTY. RODIL FLANCIA
legal@bfar.da.gov.ph

Research and Advisory Section,
Legal Division
(Currently Unavailable)

ATTY. ABIGAIL MOFFAIT SARANDI
legal@bfar.da.gov.ph

Fishery Laws and Regulation Section,
Legal Division
(Currently Unavailable)

ATTY. MA. JOSEPHINE GERARDINE N. DEMAISIP
legal@bfar.da.gov.ph


Fishery Rights and Adjudication Section,
Legal Division
(Currently Unavailable)

ATTY. ANNALIZA A. VITUG
legal@bfar.da.gov.ph


Adjudication Committee Secretariat (ACS),
Legal Division
+63(2) 929-6668

FISHERIES PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DIVISION (FPED)


ADA KORINA M. TOGONON
(Currently Unavailable)


Section Head, Program Monitoring and Evaluation Section,
Fisheries Planning and Economic Division (FPED)
+63(2) 929-7673

LAINIE BARAOCOR
(Currently Unavailable)


Section Head, Policy Program and Development Section,
Fisheries Planning and Economic Division (FPED)
+63(2) 929-7673

ROSARIE G. ARREZA
(Currently Unavailable)


Section Head, Fisheries Economic Section,
Fisheries Planning and Economic Division (FPED)
+63(2) 929-7673

REX IAN BERJA
rberja@bfar.da.gov.ph

Section Head, Management Information System Section,
Fisheries Planning and Economic Division (FPED)
+63(2) 962-3746;
+63(2) 287-4884;
+63 (2)281-4886

FIMC
(Currently Unavailable)

Fisheries Information Management Center (FIMC),
Fisheries Planning and Economic Division (FPED)
+63(2) 962-3746;
+63(2) 287-4884;
+63(2)281-4886

FISHERIES REGULATORY AND LICENSING DIVISION (FRLD)


LUDIVINA L. LABE
(Currently Unavailable)


Officer-in-Charge, Aquatic Wildlife Regulatory Section,
Fisheries Regulatory and Licensing Division (FRLD)
+63(2) 426-6563

MARY ANNE C. D. GONZALES
(Currently Unavailable)


Officer-in-Charge, Fishpond Lease Section,
Fisheries Regulatory and Licensing Division (FRLD)
+63(2) 426-6563

PETER ERICK M. CADAPAN
(Currently Unavailable)


Officer-in-Charge, Capture Fisheries Licensing Section,
Fisheries Regulatory and Licensing Division (FRLD)
+63(2) 426-6563
Vessel Operation Center, Vessel Monitoring System and Vessel Monitoring Measures,
Fisheries Regulatory and Licensing Division (FRLD)

FISHERIES INSPECTION AND QUARANTINE DIVISION (FIQD)


JOSELITO R. SOMGA
(Currently Unavailable)


Officer-in-Charge, Quarantine Section (Airport/Seaport),
Fisheries Inspection and Quarantine Division (FIQD)
(02) 8373-2894

DENNIS TIOTANGCO
(Currently Unavailable)


Officer-in-Charge, Fisheries Inspection Section,
Fisheries Inspection and Quarantine Division (FIQD)
(02) 8373-2894

MARYGRACE C. QUINTERO
(Currently Unavailable)


Head, Fisheries Certification Section (OSEDC),
Fisheries Inspection and Quarantine Division (FIQD)
(02) 8373-2894

HAIDE T. ROJAS
(Currently Unavailable)


Officer-in-Charge, Fisheries Audit Section,
Fisheries Inspection and Quarantine Division (FIQD)
373-5513

NATIONAL FISHERIES LABORATORY DIVISION (NFLD)


JOSEPH ADRIAN G. LOJA
nfld.bfar@gmail.com; nfld@bfar.da.gov.ph


Section Chief, Fish Health Laboratory,
National Fisheries Laboratory Division (NFLD)
(02) 370-1679;
373-0073;
(02) 8373-0076

MARC LAWRENCE J. ROMERO
nfld@bfar.da.gov.ph


Section Chief, Aquatic Toxicology Laboratory,
National Fisheries Laboratory Division (NFLD)
(02) 370-1679;
373-0073;
(02) 8373-0076

FREDA V. ROXAS
nfld@bfar.da.gov.ph


Section Chief, Fisheries Product Testing Laboratory,
National Fisheries Laboratory Division (NFLD)
(02) 370-1679;
373-0073;
(02) 8373-0076

FISHERIES RESOURCES MANAGEMENT DIVISION (FRMD)


SEVERINO ESCOBAR, JR
bfar_frmd@yahoo.com


Coastal Resource Management Section (EAFM),
Fisheries Resources Management Division (FRMD)
+63(2) 929-4894
Offshore Fisheries Section,
Fisheries Resources Management Division (FRMD)

JUAN R. RELOX, JR.
bfar_hab@yahoo.com

Conservation and Environmental Protection (RED TIDE),
Fisheries Resources Management Division (FRMD)
+63(2) 332-02-10

INLAND FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE DIVISION (IFAD)


JAMES O. VILLANUEVA
(Currently Unavailable)


Chief, Freshwater Aquaculture Section,
Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Division (IFAD)
(Currently Unavailable)
Chief, Marine Aquaculture Section,
Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Division (IFAD)

LEA MYR S. CADAPAN
(Currently Unavailable)


Brackishwater Aquaculture Section,
Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Division (IFAD)
(Currently Unavailable)

FISHERIES INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES DIVISION (FIDSSD)


FARRAMAE C. FRANCISCO
(Currently Unavailable)


Enterprise Development Section,
Fisheries Industry Development and Support Services Division (FIDSSD)
+62(2) 453-8530;
+63(2) 332-4676
Credit and Investment Facilitation Section,
Fisheries Industry Development and Support Services Division (FIDSSD)

ILUMINADA P. CABACABA
(Currently Unavailable)


Marketing Assistance Section,
Fisheries Industry Development and Support Services Division (FIDSSD)
+62(2) 453-8530;
+63(2) 332-4676

FISHERIES POST HARVEST TECHNOLOGY DIVISION (FPHTD)


CHERRY ENDRIGA-ROMERO
(Currently Unavailable)


Aquatic Products Utilization and Processing Section,
Fisheries Post Harvest Technology Division (FPHTD)
+63(2) 332-4664

NIÑO CARLO ISNIT
(Currently Unavailable)


Seafoods Safety and Quality Assurance Section,
Fisheries Post Harvest Technology Division (FPHTD)
+63(2) 332-4664

CAPTURE FISHERIES DIVISION (CFD)


FILEONOR O. ELESERIO
(Currently Unavailable)


Capture Fisheries Policies, Program and Operations Monitoring Section,
Capture Fisheries Division (CFD)
(Currently Unavailable)

NAPOLEON S.J LAMARCA
nlamarca@bfar.da.gov.ph


Capture Fisheries Commercial and Distant Water Fishing Technology and Advisory Services Section,
Capture Fisheries Division (CFD)
(Currently Unavailable)

REGIONAL OFFICES

Regional Field OfficeHead/PositionTelephone No.

NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION (NCR)
#8 Kalayaan Ave., Brgy. Malaya, Diliman,
Quezon City
ord.bfarNCR@gmail.com; info.bfarNCR@gmail.com; hchavez@bfar.da.gov.ph


DR. HANNIBAL M. CHAVEZ
Officer-in-Charge, Regional Director
(02) 8 518-6003

CORDILLERA ADMINISTRATIVE REGION (CAR)
BPI Compound, Easter Road Guisad, 2600
Baguio City
(074) 445-8499
https://www.bfarcar.da.gov.ph/

LILIBETH L. SIGNEY
Regional Director
(074) 445-8499;
(074) 443-6716

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE NO. I
Government Center, Sevilla, San Fernando City,
La Union, Philippines
(072) 242-1559; (072) 607-5115
Bantay Dagat Hotline:
SUN 0925-512-4203
GLOBE 0977-457-4911
SMART 0919-996-1078
https://region1.bfar.da.gov.ph/

ROSARIO SEGUNDINA P. GAERLAN
Officer-in-Charge
+63(72) 888-2693;
+63(72) 888-1111

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE NO. II
Government Center, Carig 3500, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
(078) 866-3661
https://region2.bfar.da.gov.ph/

DR. ANGEL B. ENCARNACION
Regional Director
(078) 304-5331;
(078) 304-4252;
(078) 846-3661

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE NO. III
Diosdado Macapagal Regional Government Center, Brgy. Maimpis 2000 City of San Fernando, Pampanga
(045) 455-0823; 455-0824
https://region3.bfar.da.gov.ph/

WILFREDO M. CRUZ
Regional Director
(045) 455-0823;
(045) 455-0877;
(045) 455-0878

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE NO. IV-A (CALABARZON)
Purok 3 Brgy. Bambang, Los Baños, Laguna
info.bfar4a@gmail.com
http://bfar4a.da.gov.ph/

SAMMY A. MALVAS
Regional Director
(049) 544-8183;
(049) 577-1267;
(049) 557-1266;
(049) 827-3612;
(049) 501-1889

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE NO. IV-B (MIMAROPA)
Le Grace Building, Sitio Calawang,
Brgy. Guinobatan, Calapan City,
Oriental Mindoro 5200
(043) 228-1392; (043) 441-0494
https://mimaropa.bfar.da.gov.ph/

ELIZER S. SALILIG
Officer-in-Charge
(043) 288-2005

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE NO. V
RFFC Compound, Brgy. Fabrica Bula,
Camarines Sur
https://region5.bfar.da.gov.ph/

NELSON B. BIEN
Officer-in-Charge
(054) 477-7365;
(054) 477-7443;
(054) 477-3741;
(054) 477-0559

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE VI
MH Del Pilar St., Molo 5000 Iloilo City
https://region6.bfar.da.gov.ph/

REMIA A. APARRI
Regional Director
(033) 337-7650;
(033) 336-6748;
(033) 337-0265;
(033) 336-9432

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE NO. VII
Arellano Boulevard, Pier Area 6000, Cebu City
(032) 256-2773; 256-2776
https://region7.bfar.da.gov.ph/

ALLAN I. POQUITA
Regional Director
(032) 256-2772 loc.301;
256-2773

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE NO. VIII
3rd flr.SDCI Bldg. 77, Marasbaras,
Tacloban City, Philippines
https://region8.bfar.da.gov.ph/

DR. JUAN D. ALBALADEJO
Regional Director
(053) 321-1732;
(053) 321-3152;
(053) 321-4801

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE NO. IX
R.T. Lim Blvd. 7000 Zamboanga City
(062) 993-2046
https://region9.bfar.da.gov.ph/

ISIDRO M. VELAYO, JR.
Regional Director
(062) 991-8192;
(062) 993-2046

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE NO. X
Julio Pacana St., Macabalan 9000
Cagayan de Oro City
(088) 856-9610; (088) 856-5658
https://region10.bfar.da.gov.ph/

TEODORO A. BACOLOD, JR.
Regional Director
(088) 856-9610;
(088) 856-5658;
(088) 856-9593

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE NO. XI
Ramon Magasaysay Avenue 8000 Davao City
(082) 227-1539; (082) 225-1727
https://region11.bfar.da.gov.ph/

RAUL C. MILLANA
Regional Director
(082) 300-0989;
(082) 227-1538;
(082) 227-1539

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE NO. XII
Regional Center Complex, Carpenter Hill, 9506 Koronadal City
(083) 552-1438
https://region12.bfar.da.gov.ph/

ALFEO G. PILOTON
Regional Director
(083) 552-9440;
(083) 552-1328

REGIONAL FISHERIES OFFICE NO. XIII-CARAGA
Peñaranda St., Surigao City 8400
(085) 826-1814
https://caraga.bfar.da.gov.ph/

USOP D. PENDALIDAY
Regional Director
(086) 231-9939;
(086) 826-1814;
(086) 826-1811;
(086) 826-2159

BANGSAMORO AUTONOMOUS REGION OF MUSLIM MINDANAO (BARMM)
DAF-ARMM ORG Compound, 9600 Cotabato City
(064) 421-1234; (064) 552-3246
https://mafar.bangsamoro.gov.ph/

JANICE D. MUSALI
Officer-in-Charge, Director
(064) 552-3246;
(064) 421-9788