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Aquaculturist II
Farm Worker I
Farm Worker I


Station Profile

Location Sto. Niño, Guiuan Eastern Samar
Station Superintendent Nonita S. Cabacaba
Contact Number (055)271-2583 / (+63)917-715-1255
Date Established March 1962
Established/Acquired Thru Donated Under Tax Declaration No. 409001
Status of Land Ownership Owned by BFAR
Develpment Zone Marine Aquatic Zone
RDE Thrust Aquaculture and Coastal Resource Management
Distance from highway:/town proper, etc. (km) 312 kms from Tacloban by land and
92 nautical miles from Tacloban by boat



  • Previous and Completed Projects
  1. Settling, growth and survival of wing oyster (Pteria penguin) in Carigara Bay
  2. Settling, growth and survival of abalone larvae (Haliotis asinina) in substrate with corraline red algae and substrate with diatom.
  3. Culture of abalone at different stocking densities in multi-layered cages integrated in existing Eucheuma farms.
  4. Feed preferences, growth and survival of abalone (Haliotis asinina) fed with selected seaweed species.
  5. Effect of limb removal on the molting and growth of Portunus pelagicus and Scylla sp.
  6. Reproductive condition and spawning season of pearl oyster (Pinctada maxima) using gonad biopsy.
  7. Spawning, larval rearing and growth of blue swimming crabs (Portunus pelagicus) with some notes on population parameters.
  8. Development of hatchery protocol for black tiger grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus).
  • On Going Projects
  • Research Projects
  1. Spawing and larval rearing of scallop (Comptophallium radula)
  2. Development of hatchery protocol for blue swimming crab (Portunus pelagicus)
  3. Development of hatchery protocol for pearl oyster (Pinctada maxima)
  4. Broodstock development of tiger grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus)
  •  Development Projects
  1. Guiuan Bangus Central Hathery
  2. Giant Clam Hatchery
  3. Phycology Laboratory
  4. Pearl Culture Demonstration Farm
  5. Sea cucumber Hatchery
  6. Abalone Hatchery
  7. Seaweed Nursery Farm
  8. Blue Swimming Crab Hatchery
  9. Fish Health Laboratory
  10. Farmers and Fisherfolks Information and Technology Service Center


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