PROFILE OF FISHING PORT OF SUNGAI KAKAP KUBU RAYA REGENCY OF WEST KALIMANTAN PROVINCE

For some of people of West Kalimantan Province, specifically that lives in Pontianak City and surrounding the region is well known with Sungai Kakap Fishing Port. Fishing Port of Sungai Kakap is a landing center and development of Capture Fisheries that located in Kecamatan Sungai Kakap, Kubu Raya Regency. This place, beside has a function as a center of catupre fisheries development but also has a function  as a center of marine tourism based on capture fisheries. Therefore beside fisherman, the other people living in an other places in this region is also well known with this place.

As a landing based for fishing vessel who is dominantly owned by local people, this fishing port is very busy with fisherman activities form early morning to to the night black. It is recorded that the fishing vessels have a landing based in this port in about 350 units. Most of the fishing vessel are traditional vessel and under 30 gross tone in sizes. The majority of their fishing gears are gillnet and than followed by fish traps, longliners, fish nets and others.

The facilities that are available for fisherman in this fishing port are quayside, fish auction building, fuel station, ice station / mini factory, fresh water station / tank, grocery store to fishing, workshop, vessel docking and other facilities.

Most of fishing vessels in this port have a fishing ground/area not to far from their residence, the average of their trips are in about from 2 weeks to 4 weeks (or 1 month). The volume of fish production cough from the sea majority is landed and also sold in this fishing port to fish tradder and than transported to Pontianak City and to other places.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

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