Cebu City Bantay Dagat Commission to establish fishermen’s cooperative

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Bantay Dagat Commission is working on establishing a cooperative for all the fishermen in the City to help improve their access to government aid and programs. According to the City’s…

Rare golden ‘bangus’ caught in La Union thrills local folk

Yolanda Sotelo 01/22/2022

DAGUPAN CITY—A 700-gram golden bangus (milkfish) has brought excitement to fishery stakeholders in La Union province when it was finally caught in a fish cage in Sto. Tomas town on Thursday. The fish cage operator harvested the…

Red tide still detected in parts of Bohol, Leyte, other areas in Visayas, Mindanao

Zacarian Sarao 11/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said red tide toxins remain detected in shellfish harvested in some areas of Bohol, Leyte, and a few other provinces in Visayas and Mindanao, warning against…

Red tide alert up in Misamis Occidental, Camiguin waters

Divina Suson 03/01/2021

ILIGAN CITY—Water along the coastal area of Ozamiz City in Misamis Occidental province has turned blood red, which the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said was due to the presence of red tide toxins. The…

BFAR-7 to ferry fishery products from Pasil to Mandaue City

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Fishery products from the Pasil Landing Center will soon be available to buyers outside Cebu City, specifically in the northern part of Cebu. To address the declining fish trade at the Pasil Landing Center, the…

Oceana reports possible illegal fishing in municipal waters

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Over 500 possible illegal fishing done by commercial fishing vessels for the week March 22 to 28, 2020 were detected in various municipal waters in the country, international non-government organization Oceana bared in an emailed…

Red tide warning raised in Bohol’s Tagbilaran City, Dauis town

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/14/2019

CEBU CITY—The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7)  raised the red tide warning in Dauis town and Tagbilaran City in Bohol province. BFAR-7, in a statement sent to the media on Wednesday, August…

Medellin personnel, PNP return tortoise from Quezon Province

Doris C. Bongcac 07/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – – The municipality of Medellin in northern Cebu returned to sea earlier today, July 1, a young tortoise that was washed into the coastal areas of Barangay Daanglungsod. The tortoise was found with…

Asturias Menro: Experts to find out what caused two eagle rays death

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The two adult eagle rays found dead in the shores of Asturias tow, northwest of Cebu, have been examined by personnel of the Provincial Veterinary Office today, February 19. Jade Mesias, officer-in-charge of…

Bohol experiences fish supply shortage- BFAR-7

Futch A. Inso 08/24/2018

  The province of Bohol continues to suffer from the expensive cost of fish in the market as a result of supply shortage. The Bureau of Fisheries and Acquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) has noted a…

BFAR intensifies campaign to protect aquatic resources

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 10/24/2017

FISH CONSERVATION WEEK THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) has intensified its awareness campaign on the protection of aquatic resources. During the celebration of the 54th Fish Conservation Week from October 16…

BFAR: No more red tide in Dauis, Tagbilaran

Nestle L. Semilla 05/23/2017

  Fishermen in Tagbilaran City and Dauis Town in Bohol province can harvest and sell shellfish again after the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) lifted the red tide advisory in the two…

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