Assessing Marine Captured Fishery Performances of Various Fishing Gears

Muhamad Mustopa Romdhon, Ketut Sukiyono, Musriyadi Nabiu, Nyayu Neti Arianti, Eko Sumartono, Melli Suryanty

The objective of this study was to analyze and asses the financial and non-financial performance of captured fishery industries in Bengkulu province by comparing among various fishing gears. This research based on a survey from 60, 76, 10, and 12 fishermen of fishing fleets with Gillnet, handline, floating bagan, and purse seine fishing gears respectively. Two financial indicators were used to measure, i.e., profitability measured by Net Profit Margin, and business efficiency indicated by Revenue Cost Ratio and Benefit-Cost ratio. The non-financial indicator used in this research include productivity of fishing crew measured in the basis of per trip, per day and per day per vessel size. One Way ANOVA and t-test for independent samples are used for different test analysis Research found that economically every fishing gear is efficient indicated by the value of R C and B C ratio which is higherthan their benchmarks. Overall, purse seine fishing gear was the most efficient and profitable fishing gear. This research also found that in term ofnon-financial performance, the fishing crew of purse seine per trip was the highest productivity but the lowest when fishing day and vessel size under consideration. However, when using productivity per day per GT and per Crew, purse seine is the lowest.

Volume 11 | Issue 7

Pages: 374-386