oyster Archive

Tikod Amo: An Instant Hit among Seafood Enthusiasts

A seafood delicacy is now becoming an instant hit, not only among the locals who live in the coastal communities of Surigao del Sur, but also to those who have heard and tasted the delicious and tasty Tikod Amo. Tikod Amo is the name given to an endemic oyster species by the people living in [&hellip

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Culture of Surigao oyster species can enable Philippines to export oyster to China, Korea

The culture of a Surigao oyster species, Tikod Amo, is seen to boost Philippines’ 15,000-20,000 metric ton (MT) yearly oyster production which has prospective export markets in China and South Korea. The Surigao Del Sur State University (SDSSU) and the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) have been working on the culture technology of Tikod Amo [&hellip

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Culturing Tikod Amo through bottom polyculture

“Tikod Amo” is the local name of an endemic oyster species known to the people living in the Barobo Coastal waters in Lianga Bay, Surigao del Sur. This unique oyster got its name because its adductor muscle resembles that of a monkey’s heel. According to Gemma A. Asufre, researcher from the Surigao del Sur State [&hellip

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