HOW DO FISHERMEN FEEL ABOUT THE MANAGEMENT OF THE PONDOKDADAP COASTAL FISHING PORT (CFP), EAST JAVA, INDONESIA
This study aims to determine the volume and value of fishermen's fish production as well as fishermen's perceptions of the services and facilities available at CFP Pondokdadap. This is because fishermen's opinions are an important point in port development. The study was carried out using mixed methods, which required qualitative and quantitative data. The results show that pelagic fish catches are taken using fishing gear such as purse seines and handlines. The average purse seine harvest is dominated by lemuru with 1,733,231 kg and a production value of IDR 7,482,101,500, whereas the catch with handline harvesting is dominated by Yellowfin tuna (>20 kg) with a production volume of 1,248,944 kg. A total of 44 fishermen who were interviewed and analyzed using a Likert scale, on average said they were satisfied with the services and facilities available at CFP Pondokdadap. Overall fisheries production reached a volume of 5,596,271 kg and a production value of 137,691,524,000 from January 2022 to June 2022. Based on six months of data processing, it was found that the highest S. lemuru catch volume occurred in May 2022, with 812,052 kg. The weather can influence differences in catches, with poor weather or heavy precipitation resulting in low fishing income, which limits fishing processes. Considering the importance of port services, the perspectives of fishermen are necessary for the development of improved fishing ports. n average, fishermen are pleased with CFP Pondokdadap's management. Fishermen believe that all parties involved have contributed maximally.
Production Volume Of Fish; Production Value Of Fish; Yellowfin Tuna; Lemuru; Purse Seine; Handline, Qualitative And Quantitative Data.