Posts Tagged BFAR

BFAR: Red tide alert raised in Puerto Princesa, other areas

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 17, 2019

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has raised a “red tide” warning in several parts of the country due to reported paralytic shellfish poisoning. Based on the laboratory...

Public warned after fish kill hits Las Piñas, Parañaque

Marje Pelayo   •   October 11, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Tubs of dead fish were collected along the coastal vicinity of Las Piñas and Parañaque, specifically in the ecotourism area of Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat Ecotourism Area...

Fish production improves but corals are dying – BFAR

Marje Pelayo   •   July 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Data from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) reported improvements in fish production in the country as compared to the previous years. In 2018, the...

BFAR to equip commercial fishing vessels with monitoring devices

Marje Pelayo   •   July 9, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) will install monitoring devices to around 5,000 commercial fishing vessels in the country. This is in line with the...

Fish kill affects over 100 hectares of fishponds in Obando, Bulacan

Marje Pelayo   •   May 7, 2018

  BULACAN, Philippines – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) visited fishponds in Obando, Bulacan Monday, May 7, to find out what could have caused the massive fish...

31 Filipino fishermen detained in Indonesia return home

admin   •   April 20, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Thirty-one Filipino fishermen, on board Barko ng Republika ng Pilipinas (BRP) Lapu-Lapu of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) arrived in Davao City on Friday after being...

BFAR declares coastal areas free of red tide

admin   •   March 9, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said that Honda Bay in Palawan and Milagros in Masbate are already free of red tide. All the shellfish from...

BFAR lifts sardine-fishing ban in Zamboanga Peninsula

admin   •   March 3, 2018

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines — Fisherfolks can begin fishing sardines at the East Sulu Sea, Basilan Strait and Sibuguey Bay following the lifting of the three-month sardine-fishing ban. According to the Bureau...

Red tide toxin affects several coastal areas in the country

admin   •   February 19, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Shellfish from several coastal areas of the country tested positive for paralytic shellfish poison or red tide. These are in Irong-Irong Bay in Western Samar; coastal waters...

360 kilograms of fish seized from an abandoned motorbanca in Real, Quezon

UNTV News   •   November 16, 2017

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) confiscated boxes of fish in the coastal area of Barangays Ungos and Poblacion 61 in Real,...

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