Milkfish farming in the Philippines
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A detailed account is given of milkfish farming procedures generally practised in the Philippines. The following phases are identified: 1) collection and/or procurement of seed for fry phase; 2) fry rearing; 3) culture and production in grow-out ponds; 4) milkfish culture and production in freshwater fish pens. Harvesting and post-harvest handling are described. Problems and constraints of milkfish farming in the Philippines are also examined.
Pamplona, S. D., & Mateo, R. T. (1985). Milkfish farming in the Philippines. In C.-S. Lee & I.-C. Liao (Eds.), Reproduction and Culture of Milkfish. Proceedings for a workshop held at Tungkang Marine Laboratory, Taiwan April 22-24, 1985 (pp. 141-163). Hawaii, USA: The Oceanic Institute and Tungkang Marine Laboratory.