Unit Aquarium

Ornamental

MarineAquarium

 FACULTY OF MARINE SCIENCES AND FISHERY

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  Indonesia isatropicalcountrywithatropicalclimatewhichhas highly  potential  fish  resources.    One   of  the   highly  potential  fish resourcesisornamentalfishes,  not  onlyfreshwaterbut  also  marine ornamentfishes.   Thereareatleast  240speciesofmarine  ornamental fishes  and  226  freshwaterornamentalfish  Inthe  ornamentalmarine aquariumfishes  areverypopularintheinternationalmarket,especially in  the  USA,  Erope,   and  Japan.   Diversity  of  ornamentalfishes   in Indonesianwaters ishigh.Unfortunately,there  aremanyspeciesclose toextiction  duetooverexploitationbyunfriendlyfishingsuchasusing cyanideand  bombing.  Onthe  other  hand,there  isahigh  demand ofornamentalfishes  forother  purposessuchas  Chinesetraditional medicine whichespeciallyusessea  horse.

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  Aquariumunitis  one  ofthe  supportingfacilities  foreducation and   enterpreneurship  which  focuseson  ornamental  fishes.     This unit  was  establishedinMarch  2014  and  locatedat  the  Faculty  of MarineScienceandFisheries.Thisunitsupportsstudentspracticum, researchfor  studentfor  alldegrees(S1,  S2  and  S3)  and  lecturer research.  Italso  supports aresearchfromother  researchersoutside HasanuddinUniversity.   Thisunitisalso  used as  anedutainment  for students(elementarytohighschoolstudents)andthecommunitywho areinterestedinknowing  more  aboutornamentalfishes.  Ornamental fishstockaquariummaintenanceservicesisalsoprovide  inthisunit.

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Inthefuture,  the  Aquarium  Unitwill developresearchactivities which  focuseson  breedingand   rearing   severalornamentalfishes which   has   high  economic  value.     Development  of  breedingand rearing  ornamentalfishes  to  increasethe  economicvalue  offishes willbe  collaboratedwiththe  Marine  StationUnit,Hatcheryand  Mini RecirculationUnitand  alsowithprivate  sectors.     Theexpectedoutcomeoftheresearchforthebreeding andrearing  of ornamentalfishes  are:

  • Aquarium  unittobecome apre-commercialbreedingcenterfor severalornamentalfishes  suchas  sea  horses,anemonfishes, etc.
  • Giving  recommendation  for  geneticmanagement,stock management  and   selective  breeding  for  ornamental  fishes culture.
  • Developingjuvenileculturesystemfor ornamentalfishesthrough thebackyardsystem
  •  Establishinga  researchand  business  collaborationwith  other institution  tocreateacertificationsystemforornamentalfishes fromculture.
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