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The CLSU/ICLARM Integrated Animal-Fish Farming Project at Central Luzon State University, Nueva Ecija, Philippines, is approaching the end of its third year. During this time, ponds and animal houses have been constructed and experiments conducted with pig-fish, duck-fish and chicken-fish systems. The project's objectives are to develop economically viable animal-fish systems suitable for the Philippines and to identify and quantify the system dynamics.

The project was conceived to identify and overcome the major constraints preventing the development of stock assessment techniques appropriate to tropical stocks. These constraints are listed and the project's programme of work outlined

The background to the setting up of the project is summarized and an outline of the project given. The 4 tilapiaspecies currently available are Sarotherodon mossambicus, S. niloticus, S. aureus and Tilapia zillii . The progress made so far is described briefly.