DISTRIBUTION AND COLLECTING METHOD OF FINGERLING EEEL (Anguilla sp.) IN BENGKULU PROVINCE

Hartono, Dede and Deddy , Bachtiar and Zamdial , Ta’alidin (2016) DISTRIBUTION AND COLLECTING METHOD OF FINGERLING EEEL (Anguilla sp.) IN BENGKULU PROVINCE. In: Proceeding ISEPROLOCAL. Badan Penerbitan Fakultas Pertanian Universitas Bengkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, pp. 281-285. ISBN 9786029071184

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Abstract

Indonesia is an archipelago that is rich in resources eels (Anguilla Sp.). There are at least six types of eel, Anguilla mormorata, Anguilla celebensis, Anguilla ancentralis, Anguilla borneensis, and Anguilla bicolor, Anguilla pacifica. The types of eels are spread in areas bordering the deep sea. Nevertheless eels are not yet widely used economically. Whereas the eels in both, the size of the seed and the size for consumption are abundant. Bengkulu Province is located at latitude 2 16 '- 3 31' and 101 1 '- 103 41' E, which is located on the western edge of the island of Sumatera. Western parts of Bengkulu province directly dealing with the Indian Ocean with a coastline of about 525 km long. In the very long coastline it flows 134 rivers and creeks. Bengkulu province occupies most of the western slopes of the Bukit Barisan Mountains. In such areas generally have rivers shorter. In accordance with the topography is hilly and steep, generally torrential streams and rafting. The condition is an ideal habitat for eels. This study aims to determine the distribution and collecting method of fingerling eels in Bengkulu water body, especially rivers, as well as knowing the environmental conditions eel habitat. The method used in the study is the survey method, by direct observation in the field. Determination of sampling points is done by using purposive sampling method. The data obtained is processed and can provide information to do descriptive analysis activities. Based on survey results, been proved that eels live in almost all rivers in the province of Bengkulu. Identified three types of eels are generally caught by fishermen in Bengkulu, that Anguilla mamorata and Anguilla bicolor, also there is one kind of eels that live in the sand habitat (had not been identified). Anguilla bicolor has a habit of living in the torrential river wing. Anguilla mamorata has a habit of living in the murky waters and large rivers flow.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture > Department of Animal Science
Depositing User: 001 Bambang Gonggo Murcitro
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2016 12:21
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2016 12:21
URI: http://repository.unib.ac.id/id/eprint/11348

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