Mariculture Zones and Parks
of the Philippines
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources

     Mariculture zones and parks are designed to produce finfishes thru seacage cultures such as bangus, siganids, groupers, red snappers, seaweeds farming, aquasilviculture, mussel culture, oyster culture, searanching of lobsters and seahorses in coral reefs and seagrass areas, and others that may be developed through the continuing research and development program of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and other institutions.

     These zones and/or parks are community-based marina type project in municipal waters with the involvement of municipal fisherfolks and their organization within the duly designated fishery areas. Mariculture parks are chosen for its diverse and productive environment suitable for commercial mariculture development; access to existing infrastracture supports, ice plants, and BFAR facilities; and accessibility to input supply and markets. [Visit the FAQs for more information.]

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