Characterization of Beach Seine Operations in Pangandaran Beach, Indonesia

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M. Firman Alfauzi
Herman Hamdani
Lantun Paraditha Dewanti
Izza Mahdiana


The coastal area in Pangandaran Regency, in general, has been developed as an area for tourism conservation and fisheries activities. Pangandaran beach which facing the oceans has potential in the fisheries sector which is quite potential so that Pangandaran regency is one of the regions in Indonesia that has potential in capture fisheries. There are various types of fishing gear used in fishing activities in Pangandaran, one of them is beach seine. Beach seine is local wisdom that is still maintained in Pangandaran so that this fishing gear is still operated. The purpose of this research is to investigate the operation of beach seine in Pangandaran water. The research was carried out in August 2018 on the East Coast of Pangandaran. The method used in this research is a survey method and analyzed descriptively. The beach seine operation phase is divided into three stages, preparation, stocking nets, and catching catches. The main catches of beach seine in Pangandaran consist of hairtail fish (Trichiurus spp) with an average of 172 fish and white pomfret (Pampus argentus) with an average of 99 fish. The bycatch is 7 species of fish with a total average of 1990 fish. The beach seine in Pangandaran has an average catch rate of 31.05 km/hour.

Operation method, beach seine, Pangandaran.

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Firman Alfauzi, M., Hamdani, H., Paraditha Dewanti, L., & Mahdiana, I. (2020). Characterization of Beach Seine Operations in Pangandaran Beach, Indonesia. Asian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research, 5(2), 1-7.
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