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The transition of a fishing community of Hingotanan, Philippines, from almost exclusive dependance on capturefishing to extensive involvement in seaweed (Eucheuma species) farming is described.
A computing procedure was devised, to determine fish growth, that traces through a series of length frequencysamples sequentially arranged in time, a multitude of growth curves, and then selects the single curve which best explains the peaks.
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.