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Milkfish or "bangus" larvae from BFAR 7 - Central Bangus Hatchery (CBH) in Calape, Bohol are now being transported to Cebu to support the bangus production here in the province. The bangus larvae will be transferred to BFAR 7 - Community Based Multi-Species Hatchery in Medellin, Cebu that will monitor its growth to make fingerlings available to fish pond operators in the province. Via Dionisio Colantro, CBH Head

The implementation of skeleton workforce at BFAR Region 7, as anti-coronavirus measure, fails to disrupt the ongoing activities programmed for this year such as the construction of fishing boats. BFAR Region 7, through its Regional Fisheries Training and Fisherfolk Coordination Division (RFTFCD), aims to build at least 80 fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) boats this year. As of this writing, the personnel assigned at Carmen, Cebu facility managed to finish constructing 24 boats.


Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) 7 Director Allan Poquita urged local chief executives on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, to support fishermen and fish traders whose livelihood were affected by the economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.

Non-government organizations disinfect today (April 2) the frontline service offices of BFAR Region 7, which earlier requested for this procedure to be done at the regional office in Cebu City. The bureau also would like to extend its gratitude to BAGSS Marketing for lending the machine and providing free virus-proofing solution. Via Jose Arro, Jr., BFAR 7 DRRM focal | Photos from Rosemarie Petagara

Nanawagan karun ang Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-7 ngadto sa mga Mayor nga tabangan ang mga mananagat ug negosyante og isda nga apektado sa Covid-19.

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Central Visayas has urged local government units to support fishermen and fish traders that are currently affected by the enhanced community quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic, specifically on the issue of border control.

BFAR Region 7 assisted the Tagum Norte Fisherfolk Association from Trinidad town, Bohol in improving its livelihood.

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