Despite last week’s imposition of the closed fishing season in Northern Palawan this November, Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) Regional Fish Ports (RFP) managed to deliver 10,597.42 metric tons (MT) of fishery products during the November 8-14, 2021 unloading period.
According to a two-week comparative report from the Operations Services Department (OSD), the total weekly fish unloading for all RFPs increased by 11.55% amidst various fish conservation measures conducted in one of the biggest fishing grounds of PFDA ports.
Based on the report, one of the top-performing ports for the week was the PFDA – General Santos Fish Port Complex (PFDA-GSFPC) with 4,715.08 MT or equivalent to a 42.54% increase.
In addition, the PFDA – Lucena Fish Port Complex (PFDA-LFPC) also reached a significant turnout after delivering 316.68 MT of fish (12.84% increase).
Moreover, the PFDA – Zamboanga Fish Port Complex (PFDA-ZFPC) distributed 251.86 MT of fishery products (9.97% increase).
On the other hand, the PFDA – Sual Fish Port (PFDA-SFP) returned to sea and delivered 90.69 MT of fish.
(Report by Mark Angelo N. Perez and infographic by Paul Vincent Del Rosario - Public Information Division)