Category: Aqua Business

23
Sep
2019

Smoke-Dried Sea Cucumber (Tinapang Balatan)

Sea cucumbers (balatan or trepang) are marine invertebrates that can be processed as smoke-dried or boil-dried. They are usually prepared as delicacies, condiments for soups, noodles and other dishes, and as salad, eaten fresh or fermented. In dried form, the product contains 43% protein, 2% fat, 21% minerals, 17% moisture,...

08
Aug
2019

Tilapia Fingerlings Production

To meet the demand for tilapia fingerlings, more private hatcheries should be established. Although some fish-farmers specialize in fingerling production, many of them are engaged in fingerling and food fish production simultaneously. As the industry expands, farmers realize the importance of using good quality fingerlings. As long as the demand...

03
Aug
2019

Big Business in Pangasius Culture & Production

The regional office of the Department of Trade and Industry said that the hito or catfish production has shown a remarkable increase in Region 12 after its introduction. Pangasius production is fast becoming a big business industry in the region with investments breaching the P100-million mark a year. Starting in...

03
Aug
2019

On-Site Training on Tilapia Culture

Tilapia, also known as “aquatic chicken”, was considered a fast growing and easy to culture species. Aiming to help interested entrepreneurs, the Technology Resource Center (TRC) will conduct a special one-day, on-site training on high stock density culture of red tilapia in Los Baños, Laguna on March 6, 2010. The...

29
Jul
2019

Catfish (Hito) Raising

Clarias batrachus is a black, slippery fish with mustache to aid it in swimming. It is called catfish in English, hito in Ilocos, ito in Pampanga, and pantat in Pangasinan, Cebu and Iloilo. Catfish are usually found in marshes, ricefields, swamps, streams, rivers, lakes irrigation canals, or in any body...

16
Jul
2019

Carp Culture in the Backyard

Carp is robust fish, capable of muddying the water and tearing bottom vegetations. It prefers shallow bodies of water and feeds on almost anything found underneath like insects, shells, and worms. If cultured or domesticated, it can be trained to eat aquatic plants, kangkong, boiled camote, bread crumbs and rice...

04
Jul
2019

Pag-aalaga ng Tilapia sa Tangke

Ang teknolohiyang ito ay naglalayong makapag-alaga ng maraming isda sa maliit na lugar sa pamamagitan ng intensibong pagpapakain, patuloy na aeration at daloy ng tubig para sa kailangang hangin at pagtanggal ng mga dumi. Mga pakinabang sa intensibong pag-aalaga sa bilog na tangke – magandang kalidad ng isda – mataas...

01
Jul
2019

Pag-aalaga ng Alimango

Ang alimango o mudcrab ay itinuturing na isang mahalagang pagkain mula sa dagat . Mainam pagkakitaan ito dahil masarap ang lasa kaya mataas ang halaga sa merkado. Ang buntis na alimango o gravid o pregnant na maraming itlog at aligue ay iniluluwas sa ibang bansa tulad sa Hapon, Tsina, Hongkong,...

17
Feb
2018

Shrimps Culture and Production

Shrimp is the most important commodity, by value, in the international seafood trade. The shrimp industry has grown exponentially in the last decades, and growth is expected to continue for years to come. A new and better technology to culture shrimps is being used by many enterprising shrimp farmers nowadays....

19
Apr
2017

Abalone Seed Production and Culture

What are Abalones? Abalones are gastropod molluscs belonging to the Family Haliotidae. The genus Haliotis means “sea ear.” There are about 70 species of abalone distributed worldwide. Abalones are slow-growing one-shelled gastropods which live in rocky and shallow waters near stands of algae. The abalone shell is characterized by having...

05
Feb
2017

Tilanggit: The next big hit in the local market

Dried squid and danggit are two of the popular and high-value processed fishery products patronized by Filipinos due to its distinct taste, aroma, and crispiness. But have you heard of this new product called tilanggit ? Tilanggit , also known as tilapiang dinanggit (Oreochromis niloticus ), was inspired from how...

28
Apr
2016

Carp Polyculture and Production

Carp polyculture can be utilized using huge amount of organic wastes such as cow dung or poultry droppings and production levels of 1-3 ton/ha/year can be obtained with application of both organic and inorganic fertilizers alone. Provision of feed enhances the fish production significantly and production levels of 4-8 ton/ha/yr...