I. Map of Samar

II. Basic Information

No. of Districts2
No. of Cities2
No. of Municipalities25
No. of Coastal Municipalities23
No. of Barangays951
No. of Coastal Barangays409
Land Area (has.)559,100
Length of Coastline (km.)440.05
Population (2010)806,100

III. Provincial Fisheries Office

LocationName of PFOContact NumberEmail Address
Brgy. Guindapunan, Catbalogan City, SamarMarlon Sale09985395109pfosamar2021@gmail.com

IV. Provincial Champion Fishery Commodity (for further product development)

SpeciesProductionSeasonMethod of Culture/CaptureLocation
Mussel3,706 MT/yearAll year roundStaking and LonglineJiabong, Villareal, Daram, Calbiga and Pinabacdao
Seaweeds30 MT/yearAll year round Daram and Zumarraga
Blue swimming Crab419 MT/year  All year roundEntangling Net, Crab Lift Net and Crab PotCatbalogan, Talalora, Motiong, San Sebastian, Pinabacdao, Villareal and Gandara
Milkfish356 MT/year  All year roundFish CagesBasey, Talalora and Calbiga only (excluding Sta. Rita)
Grouper22 MT/year  All year roundFish CagesDaram, Talalora, Pinabacdao and Paranas
Shrimp399 MT/year  All year roundFishcorral and BagnetCatbalogan, Motiong, San Sebastian, Paranas, and Pinabacdao
Squid/Giant Squid429 MT/yearAll Year RoundCaptureCatbalogan and Almagro
Mackerel275,142 MT/yearAll Year RoundGill Net, Drift Gill Net, Baby Ring NetCatbalogan, Almagro, Daram and Calbayog
Sardines90,060 MT/yearAll Year RoundGill Net, Drift Gill Net, Baby Ring NetCalbayog, Almagro and Talalora