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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2018, Vol. 6, Issue 6, Part B

Reef fishes in the marine protected area of Dampier strait, raja ampat islands, West Papua Province, Indonesia


Author(s): Frensly D Hukom, F Yulianda, DG Bengen and MM Kamal

Abstract: Research to study reef fish was carried out at coastal water of eighteen station in the Marine Protected Area of Dampier Strait, Raja Ampat (MPA- DSRA) on November 2017. Reef fish in the area was observed by using underwater visual census method at a belt transect of 350 m2 (70 m length, 5 m width). Primary data obtained reef fish found in this research consists of 240 species in 98 genera and 30 families. Coral Fish Diversity Index (CFDI) determined based on six main families indicated that relative diversity of reef fish in the area can be classified into very poor to poor. Categories. Based on CFDI value, the estimated number of reef fish in the Marine Protected Area of Dampier Strait, Raja Ampat was 474 species.

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How to cite this article:
Frensly D Hukom, F Yulianda, DG Bengen, MM Kamal. Reef fishes in the marine protected area of Dampier strait, raja ampat islands, West Papua Province, Indonesia. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2018;6(6):131-135.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies