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Capiz is now considered as the “Seafood Capital of the Philippines” fishing grounds in the country. Blue marlin, tuna, milkfish (bangus), prawns and shrimps, seaweed, crabs, eel, shellfish such as oysters and angel wings “diwal”, squid and other marine species are abundant in the province. Prawns and popular fish varieties are cultured in farms. In view of the very large supply of oysters in Capiz, it was chosen as the site of the biggest oyster processing plant in the Philippines to export canned smoked oysters. The culture of seaweeds along the province‚Äôs coastal municipalities, for processing is also being developed into carrageenan for export.

Capiz is also known for its cutflower production and marketing. Orchids, heliconias, anthuriums, roses, and other ornamental plants are suitable for propagation in the province. Having a 400-hectare site ready for contract-growing arrangements, the cutflower industry is poised to become a major income-earner for the province.


sta.ana farm resort have also two hill top, that you can explore the whole resort with mountain tricking.

History of Ivisan

The name of Ivisan came from the “IBIS”, (small fish) Provincial Governor appointed a continue composed of prominent men of the village and Spanish Officials to coin the proper name of the locality. They unanimously agreed to the name “IBISAN” due to the small fish “IBIS” and later an officially accepted “IVISAN” instead of Ibisan because of the preference of “V” to “B”.