Eels – A flagship species for freshwater conservation in the Philippines


Philippines
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Ref: EIDPR157

Status: Completed

Round:
19
Funding Scheme:
Scoping
Project Leader:
Start Date:
01-04-13
End Date:
31-03-14
Funding:
£3,000.00
Regions:
East Asia
Countries:
Philippines
Project Summary:
We propose to meet with BFAR to discuss the status of current fisheries; the export ban and its effectiveness; knowledge of illegal trade; enforcement and management issues; and what foreign interests are driving illegal trade – both Japanese and Taiwanese companies funded riverine exploration in Luzon for eels prior to the ban.