Our vanishing ‘galunggong’

Antonio T. Carpio - @inquirerdotnet 07/22/2021

Two months ago, I had a Zoom meeting with fisherfolk from Zambales who complained that their fish catch had been dwindling because huge Chinese trawlers have been scooping the fish in their traditional fishing grounds in the…

DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew

11/28/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The “poor man’s fish” — “galunggong” or round scad — has now become more expensive in the market, no thanks to low supply. This has prompted the Department of Agriculture (DA) to consider importing…

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