Saturday, January 23, 2010


Nurdjana, Made L.

Director General for Aquaculture
Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Republic of Indonesian
KANPUS DEPTAN, B Building, 4 th floor
Jl. Harsono RM No.3, Ragunan, Psr. Minggu, Jakarta Selatan
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Indonesia is a tropical climate country where has high temperature, with this condition fish can grow fast and farmed fish can reproduce continuously. Indonesian Geographical position enabling freedom from cyclones, tornados, hurricanes and major storm. Strenghts of Indonesian aquaculture are space - vast potential, high biodiversity, geography and climate and human resources. Indonesia has areas suitable for mariculture: 8.3 million Ha with species like pompano, barramundi, coral trout, mussels, kertang grouper, pearl oysters and others; areas suitable for brackish-water aquaculture: 1.3 million Ha, with 450,000Ha in use, 775,000 Ha suitable for further development with species like milkfish, tiger prawn, seaweed and mud crab and areas suitable for freshwater aquaculture: 2.2 million Ha with species like pangassius, freshwater lobster, anguillid eels, tilapia, catfish, carp, ornamental fish. Several obstacle in developing aquaculture in Indonesia are acces to limited market acces and export, disease, seeds that still dependent on wild sources, low quality of seed.

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