More Than 37 Percent of the World‘s Fish Types are Available In Indonesian Waters




Indonesian waters have abundant potential of fishery resources. The potential of sustainable fish in Indonesia is estimated to reach around 6.4 million tons per year and, therefore, very potential in developing the fishery industry. So far, there are roughly 78 types of high economic value marine organisms that have been utilized by Indonesian fishermen. The types of marine organisms consist of 51 species of fish, 9 species of crustaceans, 9 types of mollusks, 5 aquatic animals, and 4 types of seaweeds. In addition, Indonesian waters are also the largest source of germ plasma in the world, as more than 37 percent of fish species that have been identified worldwide are in Indonesian waters. Nevertheless, Indonesia applies the Blue Economy principle in developing the fishery industry, where fishermen and fishery industry players can only take a maximum of 80 percent of the total potential of sustainable fish in Indonesia, which is estimated to reach about 6.4 million tons per year. It is intended that fishery resources can be utilized and managed sustainably. Meanwhile, the contribution of Raja Ampat Regency’s fishery sector to the fishery GRPD of West Papua province is 17, 93% per year. The contribution of the marine fishery sub-sector to Raja Ampat Regency’s fishery GRPD is 55% per year. The contribution of Raja Ampat Regency’s GRPD to the GRPD of West Papua province is 4.99% per year. But without the Oil and Gas sector, the contribution of Raja Ampat Regency’s GRPD is 4.40% per year to the GRPD of West Papua Province.

Source : Tabloid West Papua Edisi 3

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