Alegria Marine Fish Sanctuary is located in Alegria, Cordova, Cebu and has a size of 15 hectares.
Alegria Marine Fish Sanctuary News
Even if it's not teeming with marine life, the marine sanctuary in barangay Alegria, Cordova town is showing signs of recovery.
Small fish, crabs and tiny organisms too small to see with the naked eye, were recovered yesterday from a box-like device of metal plates hauled from the seabed where it had been placed a year ago for research.
The device, called the Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structure (ARMS) is the only one in Visayas and Mindanao.
The reef site in southeast Cordova facing Bohol was previously damaged by dynamite fishing. (This area is not the site being planned for reclam ...
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) found thriving marine life off Barangay Alegria in Cordova town.
Data gathered through the Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structure (ARMS) deployed by the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) of the DENR reveal several species of fish, shrimp and crabs.
Cordova Mayor Adelino Sitoy assured that the marine resources in the area will not be harmed when the Municipal Government's 1,500-hectare reclamation project will be implemented.
"We will preserve some strategic areas for the fisherfolk," he said.
The reclamation project, to be ...
Teams from the Department of Environment of Natural Resources (DENR) and the Biodiversity Management Bureau Coastal Resource Department recovered the Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structure (ARMS) a year after it was deployed at the Alegria Sanctuary in Cordova, town.
ARMS is a device built to assess and explain the diversity, distribution, abundance and community structure of the cryptofauna community – the most diverse community of organisms on a coral reef.
Vicente Calizar of the DENR said the device was given by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to BMB for dep ...
Snorkel and swim at Sun Xi Resort Alegria, Cebu.
To better protect marine biodiversity, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 deployed last Friday a device that would detect new, and possibly unknown, life forms.
The device, called autonomous reef monitoring structure (ARMS), was placed on the reef inside a marine sanctuary in Barangay Alegria, Cordova during the culmination of the celebration of the Ocean Month in May.
The ARMS, donated by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, will remain in the area for a year.
Biodiversity Management Bureau Director Theresa Mundita Lim said the ARMS will r ...
Bored with your old South-of-Cebu itinerary that spells the usual Moalboal-Kawasan-Badian routes Here's my proposal: put on your trekking gear, carry a mask and snorkel, and fins, catch the first bus trip towards the south (take Barili) and enjoy a two-hour easy-breezy ride to Alegria! Give it a day!
Alegria Heritage Park
Dotted with benches and trellises, installed with ample lighting of Hispanic lampposts and a well-manicured lawn of bamboo grooves, the sprawling Alegria Heritage Park truly can't be missed at Brgy. Poblacion. Relatively new, set across the iconic St. Francis Xavier Chu ...