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Marine Resources and Utilization in Buug, Dumanquillas Bay, Philippines

By: Bryan L. Bitantos, Floriefe G. Torino, Annielyn D. Tampus

Key Words: Dumanquillas Bay, Ecosystem approach to fisheries, Fish landing method, Marine resource utilization, Marine resources.

Int. J. Biosci. 17(3), 124-133, September 2020.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/17.3.124-133

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Abstract

A pioneering study was done in Buug, Dumanguillas Bay to identify marine species and its utilization. Lack of information about the bay’s marine species resources and its utilization serve as a basis for the conduct of this study for sustainable coastal management. The identification of marine species and its utilization in Dumanguillas Bay is reported here. The fish landing method was employed to get the fish species from the fishermen to catch in the bay. Documents archival and direct observation were done to collect species of other marine resources. Key informant interviews (KII) and focus group discussions were used to get information on the utilization of marine resources. Finfish are of 40 species representing 29 families, 39 fish species were muddy/substrate thriving fish. Fish were directly sold to middlemen for income, used for feed on priced fish, and some were dried. Mangrove consists of eight species, seagrass consists of five species, whereas coral consists of four species and seaweeds consist of 10 species. Seagrass beds and coral reefs were already destroyed due to siltation and sedimentation although there are small patches present. Mangroves were protected but a very small area remained. Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) should be the anchor on the management of coastal and marine resources in the bay.

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Marine Resources and Utilization in Buug, Dumanquillas Bay, Philippines

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Bryan L. Bitantos, Floriefe G. Torino, Annielyn D. Tampus.
Marine Resources and Utilization in Buug, Dumanquillas Bay, Philippines.
Int. J. Biosci. 17(3), 124-133, September 2020.
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