Special Interest: Aklan Province
Pottery Making/Pop Rice (Ampaw) Making, Lezo. The industries
that have augmented the people's livelihood in this municipality.
Residents near the riverbank make clay pots and jars the old-fashioned
way, as others engage in poprice making. Popularly known as "ampaw"
in the local dialect is being processed from cooked rice, dried,
deep fried with oil and sugar and then molded into the same sizes
and dried slowly.
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Popular catches include tilapia, catfish (hito), milkfish (bangus), grouper (lapu-lapu), shrimp (hipon), prawns (sugpo), mackerel (galunggong, hasa-hasa), swordfish, oysters (talaba), mussels (tahong), clams (halaan and tulya), large and small crabs (alimango and alimasag respectively), game fish, sablefish, tuna, cod, blue marlin, and squid/cuttlefish (both called pusit).
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