Fishermen's perception of fisheries resources and water condition in Kretek District, Parangtritis

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The coastal area which located in Kretek District performed the highest production in capture fisheries of Bantul Regency. As the consequence, many people in this district earn their living on fisheries sector as a fisherman, especially people in Parangtritis Village. The existence of perception affect relation between the person and their environment. In this case, the perception between fishermen and their coastal area specifically the sea water condition. Therefore, the study was conducted to understand the perception which develop in this area. The method used was quantitative descriptive method with chi-square test to understand relation between fishermen's characteristic and perception with condition in Parangtritis coast. Result showed that fishermen's perception about size of capture fish results, needed for conservation of fish resources, and about capture fish result condition in Parangtritis coast is have a relation with level of education, income, and fishermen's place of origin.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012050
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 27 Apr 2020
EventLife and Environmental Sciences Academics Forum 2018, LEAF 2018 - Depok, West Java, Indonesia
Duration: 1 Nov 2018 → …


  • fisheries resources
  • fishermen characteristic
  • Fishermen perception
  • parangtritis


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