Open Access Original Research Article

The Effect of Additional Cayenne (Ananas comosus [L]. Merr) Solution on the Prefferencelevel Red Tilapia Shredded

Afrandy Wicaksono, Iis Rostini, Rita Rostika, Rusky Intan Pratama

Asian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research, Page 1-8
DOI: 10.9734/ajfar/2021/v15i230322

This research aims to determine the right concentration of cayenne solutionso the red tilapia product most liked. The method used in this study was experimental. The research consisted of 4 treatments and 20 panelists as replicates. The treatments were addition of pineapple fruit extract solution as much as 0% (control), 10%, 20%, and 30% of the total weight of the fish meat filet and the soaking process for each treatment for 30 minutes.Based on the calculation of the value of the criteria in the form of color, aroma, taste, and texture obtained, the most important is the taste that determines the final decision of the panelists in choosing the processed product of shredded fish meat with a weight value of 0.46.Based on the parameters of preference, the product of  red tilapia shredded with 20% pineapple solution was the best treatment and the most preferred by the panelists, with organoleptic values: color 6.5; fragrance 6.3; taste 7.2; and texture 6.0. The results of the proximate test of red tilapia with the addition of a 20% pineapple solution in the soaking process for 30 minutes was the most preferred treatment by the panelists. The results were 6.2% water content, 30.18% protein, 17.72% fat and carbohydrates 41.97%.

Open Access Original Research Article

Exploring Impact of Fish Farming in Changing Livelihood Status of Fishermen in Bangladesh

Shonia Sheheli, Md. Nur Alom Sarkar Mithun, Mohammad Jiaul Hoque

Asian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research, Page 9-20
DOI: 10.9734/ajfar/2021/v15i230323

The current study was piloted in Muktagachha sub-district, Mymensingh District, Bangladesh to explore the impact of fish farming in changing livelihood status of the fishermen. Data was collected from 100 fishermen (10% of total population) by using a well-structured interview schedule. Sixteen of socio-economic characteristics of fishermen were selected as livelihood status features. Correlation coefficient (r) was employed to analyze the collected data. The findings exposed that majority of the respondents (58.3%) moderately altered their livelihood status as a result of fish farming, while 31.7% touched higher level and just 10% lowered their livelihood status. Out of sixteen livelihood status aspects, four (level of education, farm size, knowledge on fish farming, and annual income) were positively and significantly correlated with their livelihood status changes through fish farming. The study provides approvals for the planners to address the above-mentioned influential issues of the fishermen to improve their livelihood status in the study area. Moreover, non-formal educational programmes, proper training to enhance knowledge and skill on fish farming, appropriate extension services etc. could play an important role in increasing the livelihood status of the fishermen.

Open Access Original Research Article

Analysis of Floating Cage Net Development Trends in West Java Province, Indonesia

Asep Agus Handaka Suryana, Fitri Andayani

Asian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research, Page 21-30
DOI: 10.9734/ajfar/2021/v15i230324

This study has the aim to analyze the trend of the development of fisheries floating cage net aquaculture in West Java Province.The research was conducted from September 2020 – July 2021.The method used was a literature survey to determine the development of aquaculture fisheries of floating cage net in regencies and cities in West Java Province. Data collected were analyzed descriptively. Secondary data on Floating Net Cage Aquaculture Fisheries (2004 – 2019) was obtained from the office of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries of West Java Province. The results of this study indicate that the development of aquaculture fisheries of floating cage net in the regencies/cities of West Java Province experienced fluctuating changes which tends to increase from 2004 to 2019.

Open Access Original Research Article

Analysis of Added Value of Shredded Catfish in Bandung Regency, West Java, Indonesia (The Case Study of Abon Ikan Lele Sejahtera Maruyung Village, Pacet District)

Iwang Gumilar, Muhammad Fathan Khatami, Rusky Intan Pratama, Zuzy Anna

Asian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research, Page 31-39
DOI: 10.9734/ajfar/2021/v15i230325

The purpose of this study was to determine added value from the processing of fresh catfish into shredded catfish at "Abon Ikan Lele Sejahtera" in Maruyung Village, Bandung Regency, West Java, Indonesia. The research method used is a case study and quantitative descriptive analysis. The sampling technique in this research used the purposive sampling method. The method of data analysis in this study used Hayami’s method. This research was conducted in Bandung Regency from August 2021 until September 2021. The results show that the added value generated is 69,4%. It means the price of shredded catfish is increase 69% from the price of fresh catfish. The added value is classified as high but can be higher if the business owner reduced the cost of other input contributions.

Open Access Original Research Article

Analysis of Human Resources Competitiveness of Capture Fisheries in Indonesia

Asep Agus Handaka Suryana, . Perdiansyah

Asian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research, Page 40-46
DOI: 10.9734/ajfar/2021/v15i230326

Capture fisheries competitiveness may be used as a standard for regional development planning, mapping, and development. The goal of this study is to assess the competitiveness of capture fisheries in Indonesia's thirty-four provinces. The literature survey approach is used in this study. Ten respondents provided primary data in the form of expert judgment. From 2005 to 2018, secondary data in statistics data was collected from the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries Center. Quantitative descriptive analysis was used to analyze the data. According to the findings of this study, DKI Jakarta, Central Java, East Java, Maluku, South Sulawesi, North Sumatra, North Sulawesi, and Southeast Sulawesi are the eight provinces with the highest competitiveness. DKI Jakarta Province is ranked first in the country, with an overall score of 8.87. The indices of output and production value, and productivity are DKI Jakarta Province's advantages. Meanwhile, West Sulawesi, Banten, Central Kalimantan, South Sumatra, Bengkulu, Jambi, North Kalimantan, and DI Yogyakarta occupy eight provinces with poor competitiveness.