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‘Sabalo’ released to revive milkfish population

FISH BE WITH YOU  Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates  Villegas (left), Dagupan City Mayor Belen Fernandez and city agriculturist Emma Molina release “sabalo” (mother milkfish) into the Lingayen Gulf as part of the city government’s efforts to boost the “bangus” population in the wild.  WILLIE LOMIBAO/CONTRIBUTOR

Fishery and local government officials are releasing 70 “sabalo” (mother milkfish) into the Lingayen Gulf in a bid to revive the population of “bangus” (milkfish) in the wild.

Posted: June 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Pangasinan beachgoers warned vs jellyfish


The provincial disaster risk reduction and management council (PDRRMC) on Tuesday warned beachgoers to stay close to the shore when swimming in the Lingayen Gulf to avoid being stung by jellyfish.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

The business of fixing Lingayen Gulf

Faced with a dwindling catch, local governments and fishing communities in Pangasinan and La Union are joining hands to save the Lingayen Gulf from further degradation. EV ESPIRITU

Alaska is a remote coastal village of Aringay, La Union, where blast fishing used to be the main occupation of its residents. In this village, some fishermen used to manufacture improvised dynamite sticks that they used in illegal fishing.

Posted: February 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Study tour leads to turtles’ freedom

THIS sea turtle and 10 tortoises, under the care of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources’ Research Center in Dagupan City, are returned to their natural habitats at Lingayen Gulf and Pontok River by students who toured the center to learn about marine animals. RAY ZAMBRANO/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Students in this city on Thursday returned a sea turtle and 10 tortoises to their natural habitat at the mouth of Pontok River here.

Posted: November 1st, 2012 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Tsunami sensors installed in Lingayen Gulf

Pangasinan coastal residents may now be alerted in case a tsunami is generated by a strong earthquake in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: June 10th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »