PHILIPPINES: Mindoro Oriental – Lake Naujan. Part 2

By Heiko Bleher

First, we reached the outflow. It was surrounded by high grass along both sides. One woman had her boat full with traps and an amazing amount of shrimps, as well as palawan (Giurus margaritacea) and paitan. They had collected what they call gurami, of which, in fact, there are three species in the lake: Trichogaster pectoralis, Trichogaster trichopterus and the giant gouramy, Osphronemus goramy – all three introduced…

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