PACPI and UPV Sign MOA on Student Research Grant for Phil. BSC

November 15, 2016 – PACPI and University of the Philippines Visayas signed a Memorandum of Agreement to encourage student participation in Fisheries Improvement Projects for Blue Swimming Crab, Portunus pelagicus, through the Student Research Grant. Last October 5, PACPI announced in its official Facebook page the availability of research grants for student theses aimed to […]

Crabbing Operations in Malampaya Sound

September 9, 2016 – PACPI conducted a 2-day survey of crabbing operations in Malampaya Sound located in Taytay, Palawan. Malampaya Sound in Palawan is tagged as the “Fish Bowl of the Philippines” due to the abundance of many commercially-important fish species. Because of its physical and biological significance, it was declared a protected landscape and […]

BFAR Conducts Pre-implementation Workshop on Traceability of Fishery Products Exported to U.S.

August 24, 2016 – U.S. is set to implement traceability requirements for high-risk fisheries imported from ASEAN countries and other parts of the world beginning October of this year. The BFAR Regulatory Division conducted a two-day workshop for processors and exporters of various fishery products to the U.S. last August 24-25, 2016 to come up with […]

PACPI Kicks Off with SPR Assessment In Bantayan Island

August 5, 2016 – PACPI, Gibeon Consultancy Services (GCS), LGU of Bantayan and Madridejos and BFAR 7 signed the Memorandum of Understanding to implement species-specific assessment of blue swimming crab using the Length-Based Spawning Potential Ration (LB-SPR) in Bantayan Island, Central Visayas. Following the success of the pilot SPR assessment in Danajon Bank in Bohol, […]

NFI Holds First Ever Fip Managers’ Meeting

July 29, 2016- The National Fisheries Institute Crab Council hosted a two-day consultation-workshop for blue swimming crab FIP managers from China, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. Co-sponsored by Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch, the activity aimed to provide a venue to review ongoing sustainability projects in each country and identify challenges […]

PACPI Reseeds Crabs In Negros

July 24, 2016 – PACPI, in collaboration with Province of Negros has been conducting series of reseeding activities as part of its stock enhancement program that started in 2010. At least 10 fisherfolk communities have been recipients of these on-going enhancement efforts since it started in May this year. Among them are E.B. Magalona, Manapla […]