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Add To Calendar 28/04/2016 11:20:0028/04/2016 11:40:00Africa/JohannesburgAsian-Pacific Aquaculture 2016BRACKISHWATER TILAPIA AQUABUSINESS IN ACEH Diamond 3The World Aquaculture Societyjohnc@was.orgfalseanrl65yqlzh3g1q0dme13067DD/MM/YYYY


Y. Heru Nugroho*, Faisal dan Abidin Nur
Brackishwater Aquaculture Development Center (BADC) of Ujung Batee,
Aceh, Indonesia

Recently, many shrimp pond become idle because of failure happen too often. Saline tilapia culture is an alternative technology to shrimp. Several advantages of tilapia could be mentioned are relatively resistant to low water quality diseases and efficient to use detritus and plant based ingredients, good growth in intensive system. Nowadays, the need of tilapia seed in range of 100.000 to 200.000 a week. The table fish price is IDR 18.000-40.0000 per kg. Supporting the demand, efficient production and competitive price should be objected by hatchery and grow out techniques establishment. Now, BPBAP of Ujung Batee creates tilapia seed production by conical method with hatching rate 90% and intensive culture system with charcoal powder and molasse to reduce FCR. For community development, dissemination technology was conducted in nine point i.e. Aceh besar 3 spot: 2 grow out and 1 nursery; Pidie Jaya: 1 nursery; Bireun, Aceh Utara and Aceh Selatan: 1 grow out; Nagan Rayand 1 grow out. The technology was intensive and traditional rely on location.

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