Brief Description of Coastal Fisheries Management in Indonesia
Indonesia is an archipelagic state, which comprise of large and small islands and has long coastal zone. There are great opportunity for castle fisheries development. However, coastal area has multi function beside for fisheries activity, there are also purposed for many sector activities, which usually undermine for fisheries activity, especially due to environmental degradation. Therefore, in order to overcome it, there are need integrated land use planning adequately. In term of fisheries resources management included for coastal fisheries management principle, there are shared authority between central and provincial government, which fishing activities of < 30 GT/90 HP and non power boat are regulated by provincial government. Same management action have been taken in order to keep fisheries resources sustainability, social conflict avoiding and environmental protection. Some of there have shown a good impact, however, the other still in inefficient implementation.
Widana, K. (1997). Brief description of coastal fisheries management in Indonesia. In Proceedings of the Regional Workshop on Coastal Fisheries Management Based on Southeast Asian Experiences, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 19-22 November 1996 (pp. 50-62). Samut Prakarn, Thailand: Training Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.