E3S Web Conf.
Volume 31, 2018The 2nd International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2017)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||08. Environmental Conservation|
|Published online||21 February 2018|
Diversity of Coral Fish At Saebus Island, East Java, Indonesia
UKSA-387 Diving Club Diponegoro University, 50275 Jl. Prof. Soedarto SH, Tembalang Campus, Semarang, Indonesia
2 Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science, Diponegoro University, 50275 Jl. Prof. Soedarto SH, Tembalang Campus, Semarang, Indonesia
3 Faculty of Public Health, Diponegoro University, 50275 Jl. Prof. Soedarto SH, Tembalang Campus, Semarang, Indonesia
4 Coastal Disaster Rehabilitation and Mitigation Center, Integrated Laboratory, Diponegoro University, 50275 Jl. Prof. H. Soedarto, SH, Tembalang, Semarang, Indonesia
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Coral reef ecosystem is known as an important place to live various types of fish, where coral conditions will affect the diversity and abundance of the fish. In healthy coral reef ecosystems generally can be found many types of fish with high density. This research aims to investigate the diversity and abundance of coral fishes at Saebus Island, East Java. The observation conducted at 4 stations, according to cardinal point by UVS (underwater visual census) methods with belt transect with the visibility of 2,5 m horizontally, and 5 m vertically. The length of transect was 100 m parallel with coastline, with the area of observation is 500 m2. The censuses were conducted at 2 different depths (3 and 10 m). This study found 70 kinds of coral fish originated form 20 family at all stations. These fishes were from 3 different fish categories i.e. 7 target fishes, 13 indicator fishes, and 50 major fishes. Three different fishes that dominated target fish, indicator fish and major fish were Epinephelus fasciatus, Chaetodon baronessa and Aulostomus chinensis, respectively. There was similar value of fish diversity index at two different depths which were 3.635 and 3,623. While uniformity index at the depth of 3m was 0.153 and at 10m was 0.217, and domination index at the depth of 3m was 0.11 and at 10m was 0.167. These values suggest that diversity of coral fish at Saebus island can be categorized as high diversity.
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