BFAR Region 6 Buys Fishes to Landlocked Areas

BFAR Region 6 has posted in their Facebook Page that the agency recently brought fishes to landlocked areas and to those with limited supply. This is to ensure that fish is available to everyone.

BFAR 6 Fish

BFAR 6 has partnered with PLGU Iloilo and Guimaras to identify priority areas to distribute fresh fish supply. While the Bureau procured some of the assorted fish, they also want to thank Nulada Trading, VICMAR Fishing, ERL Fishing Corporation, Gidor Fishing Corporation, and YYN Faith Fishing Corporation in helping them reach more people.

Among the recipients were Indigenous people, residents, frontliners and municipal volunteers.

Fishing Activities Amid COVID-19 Threat

Fishing activities are allowed amid the state of public health emergency in the country due to COVID-19. The Department of Agriculture (DA) advisories to permit all farming activities during the enhanced community quarantine. Same with farming. Fishermen are also considered as backliners and are essential in feeding the country in this time of crisis.

The Benefits of Eating Fish

Eating fish is generally healthy. It is high in protein, low in fat and gives a wide range of health benefits. It can help our body both externally and internally. According to, here is the 20 Reasons You Should Be Eating More Fish:

It Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

It Reduces Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

It Can Help Lower Symptoms of Depression

It’s a Great Source of Vitamin D

It Helps Improve Vision and Eye Health

It Can Help You Sleep Better

It Helps Fight Acne

It’s Helpful in Alleviating Rheumatoid Arthritis

It’s a Lean Meat

It Helps Lower Cholesterol

It Decreases Risk of Heart Failure

It Lowers Risk of Strokes

It Decreases the Risk Of Autoimmune Disease

It Lowers Risk Of Cancer

It Speeds Up Your Metabolism

It Lowers Blood Pressure

It Increases Concentration and Attention Span

It Alleviates PMS Symptoms

It Helps Treat Liver Disease

It Helps Athletes Recover Faster



Sheila is a digital marketing enthusiast and obsessed in promoting Iloilo. She is a kdrama fan, a dog person and a certified foodie!

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