Species Inventory and Assessment of Sea Cucumber in Aurora and Nearby Provinces

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This project has an initial budget of PhP 673,200.00 funded by the Commission on Higher Education with Forester Ma. Cristina B. Cañada as the Project Leader and Forester Michelle A. Resue?o as the Project Staff.

This project aims to:

  1. Provide an initial assessment of species occurrence, diversity and abundance at two sites in Aurora Province;
  2. Improve understanding of the sea cucumber fishery in Aurora province.

The results will lead towards filling a species baseline conservation and fishery information gap on the diversity, abundance and harvest of sea cucumber species in Aurora. The project started in January 2012 and will last for two years.