BFAR, PCG nab Viet poachers in Cagayan

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan – Personnel of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) recently intercepted a Vietnamese fishing vessel within Dalupiri Island in the Calayan…

BFAR sets up 44 community fish landing centers in Region 1

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union — The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has established 44 Community Fish Landing Centers (CFLC) in Region 1, which were designed…

Fisheries expert blasts malpractices, regulations snagging aquaculture

DAGUPAN CITY — One of the country’s experts in aquaculture and fisheries describes the current state of aquaculture industry in the country as “dismal” on account of the continuously declining…

LGUs urged to join search for ‘Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan’

ILOILO CITY— Coastal local government units in Western Visayas are urged to join the search for “Malinis at Masaganang Karagatan” (MMK) of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resoruces (BFAR).…

6 fish breeding sites in Lingayen Gulf installed

DAGUPAN CITY – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Region 1 and the local government of Dagupan installed at least six fish aggregating devices called “payaos” in…

Foreign vessels continue to threaten livelihood of sustenance fishermen in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY — It was a good day for fishing but almost all motorized fishing boats in Pasuquin town, about 35 kilometers north of this city, were just stationary on…

Shellfish ban in Anda and Bolinao, Pangasinan still on

INGAYEN, Pangasinan — Shellfishes collected from the coastal waters of Anda and Bolinao, Pangasinan are still not fit for human consumption being still positive for paralytic shellfish poison that is…

2 traders nabbed in Dagupan for bringing in red-tide contaminated shellfishes

DAGUPAN CITY — A few days after the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) issued a shellfish advisory informing the public that red tide now affects shellfishes in Bolinao…

Red tide now wrecking havoc to shellfishes in 2 Pangasinan towns

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan — The shellfish industry in Pangasinan suffered a big blow this year when the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) again temporarily banned the eating, gathering or…

Another community fish landing center opens in Burgos, Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is set to turnover on Thursday, March 9, another community fish landing center (CFLC) in the coastal village of…

BFAR 2 launches crackdown on unlicensed fishing vessels, illegal fishing

TUGUEGARAO CITY — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) here has launched a crackdown on unlicensed Commercial Fishing Vessels (CFVs) as part of its broader mission to implement…

BFAR 2 files another case vs cyanide fishers from Sta. Ana, Cagayan

TUGUEGARAO CITY — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 02 has filed another criminal complaint against cyanide fishers from Sta. Ana town, this province. Charged for violation…