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Indonesia Has Great Potential for Crustacean Resources

Published Jun 23, 2020

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Not only that, around two million people or around 30% of on-farm fisheries workers work in the business of catching and cultivating on-farm crustaceans. "The crustacean aquaculture and capture business activities are able to create a very wide multiplier effects. In addition, it turns out that demand and domestic and export markets for these crustacean products continue to increase. In terms of production capacity in Indonesia, this is the limit is the sky, "said Prof. Rokhmin in the Webinar Opportunities and Challenges of Sustainable Crustacean Management after the Covid-19 Pandemic, Monday (8/6). Sustainable potential (MSY), continued Prof. Rokhmin, Indonesia's marine fish resources (SDI) reached 12,541,437 tons. While the total sustainable potential (MSY) of Indonesian crustaceans reaches 430,175 tons per year, with the most potential in WPP 712 and from panaeid shrimp species. Based on data in the 2014-2018 period, Indonesian crustacean production is dominated by shrimp ...
Source: Republika
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