Commercially important coral reef fishes recorded at the public market of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi in the Sulu Archipelago, Southern Philippines

Published: 23 August 2023| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/jbw7zn8nkb.1
Richard Muallil


The data presents the various species of commercially important coral reef fishes encountered during the daily surveys conducted at the public market of Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, in 2018. The numbers indicate the count of individuals encountered on a given day. Blank entry means zero or the species was not encountered during the specific survey.


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Details of the methodology can be found in Muallil, R.N., Tambihasan, A.M., Enojario, M.J., Ong, Y.N. and Nañola Jr, C.L., 2020. Inventory of commercially important coral reef fishes in Tawi-Tawi Islands, Southern Philippines: the Heart of the Coral Triangle. Fisheries Research, 230, p.105640.


Mindanao State University Tawi-Tawi College of Technology and Oceanography


Fisheries Science


Department of Science and Technology - National Academy of Science and Technology (DOST - NAST) of the Philippines