Study of Eco-Friendly Fishing Gear for Sustainable Fisheries in Pangandaran District, Indonesia


Authors : Lantun Paradhita Dewanti; Zahidah; Agung Rio Wibowo; Walim Lili; Izza Mahdiana Apriliani

Volume/Issue : Volume 6 - 2021, Issue 2 - February

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Sustainable fisheries is an issue that has become the main objective of fisheries management in Indonesia. One of the strategy is the using of eco-friendly fishing gear.This study aims to determine the level of eco-friendly and productivity of fishing gear based on catches in Pangandaran district. Data collection was carried out from 1st September to 8th October of 2017 using gill net, trammel net, mini bottom trawl net, beach trawl and long line fishing gear. Data analysis includes composition of species of catch, size of catch, size of main catch, and utilization of catches. The productivity value of the fishing gear is calculated using the CPUE (Catch per Unit Effort) value. The results showed that the most widely used fishing gear by Pangandaran fishermen was gill nets. Three-layer net fishing equipment (trammel net) has the highest level of eco-friendly in category of “Eco-friendly”, followed by gillnet and long line fishing gear. Trammel net has the highest level of eco-friendly in category of “Eco-friendly”, followed by gillnet and long line fishing gear. Mini bottom trawl and beach seine is categorized as a fishing gear that is “not eco- friendly”. The highest productivity (CPUE) is indicated by a mini bottom trawl fishing gear with a productivity value of 62 kg/trip and the lowest productivity is found on trammel net with 16 kg/trip of productivity.

Keywords : Eco-Friendly Fishing; Fishing Gear; Pangandaran; Sustainable Fisheries.

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