Philippine Coast Guard and BFAR
personnel intercepted the fishing boats off the coast of Calayan and Dalupiri Island in Aparri on June 1.
Lawyer Arsenio Banares, BFAR-Cagayan Valley's fishery enforcement chief, on Thursday said the foreign fishermen have earlier signed a waiver of ownership of their fishing vessels, reportedly worth millions of pesos, in favor of BFAR
confirmed that the seawater of Cancabato Bay here tested positive for red tide toxins.
Under the MOA, BFAR
7 will provide to the seven municipalities, fishing materials or boats amounting to P585,262 to further uplift the socio-economic conditions of the fisherfolks.
In the recently released 2018 BFAR
annual audit report, COA said the huge amount of unliquidated funds is not yet included in the P1.658 billion in still unjustified expenditures of the agency in the previous years.
issued the statement following the recent study conducted by Dr.
She could never imagine that the working experience she gained at I-Mei could bring her the life-changing opportunity of becoming the director of BFAR
said samples of shellfish gathered in these waters had traces of microorganisms causing paralytic shellfish poisoning.
According to Luisito Manes, OIC-Provincial Fishery Officer, only one Community Fish Landing Center (CFLC) was set up in Barangay Tumingad in Odiongan on 15 CFLCs established by BFAR
in the entire province of Romblon since last year.
Regional Director Alfeo Piloton said each 22-footer boat is worth P35,000 each and will be co-owned by two individuals or one organization.
As part of the directive, the BFAR
XI prohibits commercial fishing of small pelagic fishes, locally known as karabalyas, galunggong, and matang baka, among others in Davao Gulf.
said these pelagic fish 'are so classified as these species live in the zone of the gulf or lake waters being neither close to the bottom nor near the shore.'