The relationship of marine coastal ecosystem and river estuaries with the socioeconomic community of fishermen in Brunei Bay and Padas Bay, Sabah: A Survey (HUBUNGAN EKOSISTEM MARIN PINGGIR PANTAI DAN MUARA SUNGAI DENGAN SOSIO-EKONOMI KOMUNITI NELAYAN DI TELUK BRUNEI DAN TELUK PADAS, SABAH: SATU TINJAUAN)

Ali, Ismail and Mohd Ariff, Mohammad Raduan (2007) The relationship of marine coastal ecosystem and river estuaries with the socioeconomic community of fishermen in Brunei Bay and Padas Bay, Sabah: A Survey (HUBUNGAN EKOSISTEM MARIN PINGGIR PANTAI DAN MUARA SUNGAI DENGAN SOSIO-EKONOMI KOMUNITI NELAYAN DI TELUK BRUNEI DAN TELUK PADAS, SABAH: SATU TINJAUAN). Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 12 (1).

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Abstract

Brunei Bay, with an area of about 3,000 square kilometres and billowed by the South China Sea, is rich in various flora and fauna and important to the fishing community living in the coastal area and river estuary of Brunei Bay and Padas Bay. This paper aims to study the status of the coastal marine and river estuary ecosystems and to what extent the action of the fishing and private communities has given impact to the coastal marine and river estuary ecosystems in Brunei Bay. To accomplish this study, several objectives were outlined such as to study the physical characteristics of the coast and the sea in Brunei Bay, background, number, and income of the fishermen; fishing activities, ownership of boat and engine, fishing methods used, types of fish caught and oil and ice facilities; landing and marketing including number of arrests, role of middlemen, jetty landing facilities, fish marketing activities, market price; role of the Department of Fisheries and Lembaga Kemajuan Ikan Malaysia (LKIM) in overseeing the fishing industry and improving the living standards of fishermen in Brunei Bay; current problems faced by the fishing industry and finally the status of the marine ecosystem of Brunei Bay. Studies regarding the relationship between the marine ecosystem and the existence of the fishing community include coastal areas and estuaries and involved 73 respondents from 14 fishing villages in Brunei Bay and Padas Bay.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Community, fishermen, ecosystem, income, and marketing
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D204 Modern History
Depositing User: MS NOR SUZIEYANA ABDUL MAJID
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2013 03:20
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2013 03:20
URI: http://repository.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1061

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