Philippine Fisheries Development Authority – Navotas Fish Port Complex (PFDA-NFPC) has welcomed the onset of the rainy season with a significantly high unloading volume ever recorded, according to the agency’s Modified Integrated Corporate Reporting System (MICRS) for PFDA Regional Fish Ports.
During the June 1 to 7, 2021 period, records showed that PFDA-NFPC unloaded 4,464.37 metric tons (MT) of fish supply. By far, this record is one of the highest volumes ever recorded since the start of the second quarter.
Aside from that, this week's volume was the highest start-of-the-month unloading record compared to April and May.
Galunggong remained as the number one fish species with the highest supply. Bangus, sardines, dalagang-bukid, and tilapia were also on the top common species with the highest availability record.
According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), intermittent and occasional above normal rainfall conditions brought by the southwest monsoon or hanging habagat will affect Metro Manila and other parts of the country.
Regardless of these unprecedented weather conditions, PFDA-NFPC is up and ready to conquer the pouring rain and supply all its consumers in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon with adequate and quality fish supply.
(Mark Angelo N. Perez – Public Information Division)