Monday, October 22, 2012

Mangrove Utilization Rate (Bruguiera gymnorrhiza) as a Preservative Fish

Mangrove is one resource that is essential for living organisms, especially the coastal sea area. Preservation of mangrove forest is important, because the mangrove roots that spread everywhere a habitat for various types of coastal aquatic biota such as fish, shrimp, crabs and shellfish. The destruction of mangrove forests will lead to the loss of various types of coastal biota which would disrupt the environmental balance, at least reduced the income of fishermen. On the other hand, mangrove forests also serve to restrain the continued intrusion of sea water penetrated into the mainland as well as withstand abrasion in along the coast. Strong rooting mangroves will also be able to withstand waves and neutralize compounds that contain toxin.