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Cultivation of Seaweed E.spinosum in Open Waters Using Bags Methods Around Pahawang Island Waters, South Lampung  

Muhammad Hendri Hendri
Marine Science Departement, Faculty of Mathemathic and Natural Science, Siwijaya University, Inderalaya, South Sumatera, Indonesia
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International Journal of Marine Science, 2020, Vol. 10, No. 5   doi: 10.5376/ijms.2020.10.0005
Received: 04 Aug., 2020    Accepted: 08 Sep., 2020    Published: 18 Sep., 2020
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Hendri M., 2020, Cultivation of seaweed E.spinosum in open waters using bags methods around Pahawang Island waters, south Lampung, International Journal of Marine Science, 10(5): 1-9 (doi: 10.5376/ijms.2020.10.0005)


Seaweed cultivation in Pahawang Island waters have a serious problem like predators from Baronang fish and sea turtle, strong current and big waves also give big impact for seaweed cultivation at there. Bag nets is one of method who can be a solution for that problems. The aim of this research are want to know about daily growth rate (DGR) and absolute growth rate (AGR) from seaweed E. Spinosum. This research has been done in August – September 2019. The net bags was designed to be strong enough for protect seaweed from predation and strong current at there. The net bags prepared are 56 nets, with initial weight of seaweed 50 grams. The result of this research show the daily growth rate (DGR) was 5.6 % each day and for absolute growth rate (AGR) was 304.9 grams. The growth rate is good enough because growth more than 2% each day.

Net Bags; Seaweed; Euchema spinosum; Pahawang Island; Lampung
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