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What is the purpose of Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources?

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is responsible for the development, improvement, management, and conservation of the country’s fishery and aquatic resources.

What are the aquatic resources?

Aquatic resources means wetlands, streams, lakes, rivers, springs, seeps, reservoirs, ponds, groundwater, riparian areas, and the fauna that reside within them. Aquatic resources include permanent, seasonal, flowing, standing, natural, or man-made water bodies.

What is Farmc’s?

240 April 28, 1995. CREATING FISHERIES AND AQUATIC RESOURCE MANAGEMENT COUNCILS (FARMCs) IN BARANGAYS, CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES, THEIR COMPOSITION AND FUNCTIONS.

What is meant by maximum sustainable yield?

Maximum sustainable yield (or MSY) is the maximum catch that can be extracted from a fish or other population in the long term. Given that the term was coined before WWII, one could say that fisheries scientists thought about sustainability way before it became fashionable, but they did not have sustainability in mind.

How is MSY calculated?

The maximum sustainable yield (MSY) for a population is exactly equal to half of its carrying capacity. So, there you have it. Problem solved. Yeah, right.

What is meant by sustainable yield?

The sustainable yield of renewable natural resources is traditionally defined as the extraction level of the resource which does not exceed the growth. Context: The sustainable yield refers to total fellings and not only to timber removed for own consumption and use. …

What is an example of sustainable yield?

The term sustainable yield refers to the harvest of a specific (self-renewing) natural resource—for example, timber or fish. Such a yield is one that can in principle be maintained indefinitely because it can be supported by the regenerative capacities of the underlying natural system.