The fishery of Danau Sentarum.Management of the Danau Sentarum National Park for ecosystem and species conservation must accommodate fishing activity by thousands of villagers living there. Fishery investigations helped determine how this might be accomplished. Fishing gear surveys revealed that villagers use 800 km of gill gill, in weights and measures
gill, in weights and measures: see English units of measurement. net. 20,000 traps and 500,000 hooks in 80,000 ha of lakes, rivers and flooded forest within the park. Data from 4,000 catches were collected by local people during 1992 through 1995. Fishing gear use surveys determined fishing intensity and season. The estimated annual catch of between 7,800 and 13,000 tons (or 97.5 to 162.5 kg ha-1) is caught by cylindrical cyl·in·dri·cal
Of, relating to, or having the shape of a cylinder, especially of a circular cylinder. rattan rattan (rătăn`), name for a number of plants of the genera Calamus, Daemonorops, and Korthalsia climbing palms of tropical Asia, belonging to the family Palmae (palm family). traps 23%, gillnets 20%, cast nets 18%, other traps 15%, hooks 14%, and funnel nets 9%. These data provide insight into what changes might make fishing activity more compatible with conservation.
Villagers and data indicate some species are less abundant and smaller than in previous years, but needed management via direct government regulation is unlikely to succeed. A promising approach would emphasize management by villagers. Regulations at the village level exist, as does understanding of the need for better management. Developing this potential into an officially recognized fishery management system could improve conservation of this important wetland.
Suggested management starting points Noun 1. starting point - earliest limiting point
terminus a quo
commencement, get-go, offset, outset, showtime, starting time, beginning, start, kickoff, first - the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the include the concept of trading exclusive resource use rights for compliance with conservation regulations, and the establishment of a residence permit system for the park. Suggestions for mesh Refers to an interconnect architecture that cross- connects several devices. See mesh network, wireless mesh network and switch fabric.
(character) mesh - The INTERCAL name for hash. size regulations and other gear changes, to be used as starting points for discussions with villagers, are also presented.
Fishing is the most important human commercial and subsistence subsistence,
n the state of being supported or remaining alive with a minimum of essentials. activity carried out within the Danau Sentarum National Park (DSNP DSNP Digital Signal Noise Processing
DSNP Danau Sentarum National Park (Borneo)
DSNP Digital Synchronization Network Plan ) in terms of participation and income. Both fishing activity and other activities of fishing people affect fishes, wildlife, and the surrounding sur·round
tr.v. sur·round·ed, sur·round·ing, sur·rounds
1. To extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle.
2. To enclose or confine on all sides so as to bar escape or outside communication.
n. aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems Terrestrial ecosystem
A community of organisms and their environment that occurs on the land masses of continents and islands. Terrestrial ecosystems are distinguished from aquatic ecosystems by the lower availability of water and the consequent importance of . Management of the park for conservation purposes is impossible without an understanding of the fishery and the human population's dependence on it.
This paper provides details about the fishery within DSNP including estimates of catch rates and catch composition from each fishing gear type. Where possible this information is presented on a seasonal basis. Also provided is a general estimate of total fish catch from DSNP with a breakdown by fishing gear type. Suggestions for improving fishery management are also presented.
General Description of the Fishery
Fish species found in DSNP and nearby areas have been reported by Roberts (1989), Kottelat (1993, 1995) and Widjanarti (1996). The number of fish species recorded from the Kapuas Kapuas (kä`päs), river, c.710 mi (1,140 km) long, rising in the mountains of central Borneo and flowing SW through W Kalimantan, Indonesia, to the South China Sea near Pontianak. basin is about 315 (Kottelat 1995). Kottelat (1993) reported 175 fish species from the "lakes area" and 125 from within DSNP boundaries. Subsequently, Widjanarti (1996) reported 210 species from within DSNP.
The fishery was described by Giesen (1987). Earlier reports include those of Vaas (1952) and Sachlan (1957). Additional information related to the fishery within DSNP has been provided in several short reports (Aglionby Aglionby may be the surname of:
The fishery is a small-scale small-scale
1. Limited in scope or extent; modest: a small-scale plan.
2. Created on a small scale: artisanal fishery making use of a large number of gear types to capture many different species. However, most fishing activity makes use of gill nets, hooks, traps, and cast nets although specialized spe·cial·ize
v. spe·cial·ized, spe·cial·iz·ing, spe·cial·iz·es
1. To pursue a special activity, occupation, or field of study.
2. gears are also used. Most fishermen use small (2.5 to 4 m) canoes. About half the fishing families own a small (less than 5 horsepower horsepower, unit of power in the English system of units. It is equal to 33,000 foot-pounds per minute or 550 foot-pounds per second or approximately 746 watts. ) outboard Not built in. Outboard devices are external to the main unit. Contrast with inboard. See offboard. engine.
A seasonal flooding regime significantly affects fishing activity. Although fishing takes place all year round, peaks in activity during dropping water, April to August, and early rising water, usually in September September: see month. and October October: see month. . Water levels within the park typically exhibit an annual fluctuation Fluctuation
A price or interest rate change. of about 12 m. The rise and fall of the river follows a seasonal pattern, with water starting to rise in either September or October and continuing to rise rapidly during November November: see month. , and more slowly during December December: see month. and January January: see month. . This is followed by a period of lesser fluctuations with the peak level usually occurring between January and April. Water levels drop gradually at first and more rapidly in July July: see month. and August. This pattern can vary considerably from year to year. In 1995 the water level dropped less than 4 m prior to rising again at the start of the 1995-96 flood year. The large area of the floodplain floodplain, level land along the course of a river formed by the deposition of sediment during periodic floods. Floodplains contain such features as levees, backswamps, delta plains, and oxbow lakes. moderates rapid rises in water, and changes of more than 10 cm per day are rare. For a discussion of hydrology hydrology, study of water and its properties, including its distribution and movement in and through the land areas of the earth. The hydrologic cycle consists of the passage of water from the oceans into the atmosphere by evaporation and transpiration (or of t he area see Klepper (1994) and Klepper et al. (1994).
Human residence within the park is limited by the lack of land during high water. Permanent houses built on stilts This article is about the poles. For the type of bird, see stilt. For other uses, see Stilts (disambiguation).
Stilts are poles, posts or pillars used to allow a person or structure to stand at a certain distance above the ground. are found on river levees. Some families live in floating houses or house boats. As water drops, additional people move into the park to fish, and fishing activity intensifies. Special seasons occur for certain species such as the ornamental fish, ulang uli (1), which is much sought after between December and May.
Between 1,000 and 3,000 families (2) are dependent on the fishery within DSNP for their livelihood. In addition to subsistence needs, the fishery supplies fish for export from the area in the form of dried and smoked fish Smoked fish are fish that have been cured by smoking. Salmon is commonly cold-smoked to make lox, but several other kinds of fish are frequently hot-smoked, such as whitefish, herring, trout, mackerel and sablefish. products, especially from belida and lais, live fish to be used as food (toman to·man
A gold coin formerly used in Persia worth 10,000 dinars.
[Farsi tm ), high priced specialty food fish also shipped live (ketutut), and ornamental (aquarium aquarium, name for any supervised exhibit of aquatic animals and plants. Aquariums are known to have been constructed in ancient Rome, Egypt, and Asia. Goldfish have been bred in China for several hundred years and are still the most commonly kept fish in home ) fish (especially ulang uli). Juvenile juvenile /ju·ve·nile/ (ju´vin-il)
1. pertaining to youth or childhood.
2. a youth or child; a young animal.
3. a cell or organism intermediate between immature and mature forms. toman and jelawat are also actively sought for raising in cages. In the past the DSNP area was also a primary source for the red phase of siluk (the Asian arowana Asian arowana refers to several varieties of freshwater fish in the genus Scleropages. Some sources differentiate these varieties into multiple species, while others consider the different strains to belong to a single species, ), a high priced (up to $3,000 per fish) ornamental fish. However, this species is now extremely rare. (3)
The value of the fishery has been reported at about US$1.5 million from captured fish (including ornamentals) plus over US$0.7 million from fishes raised in cages4 within the park. Approximately 75% of income for park residents, and 48% for those living near the park, is from fishing. (Aglionby 1995).
Fishing Gear Ownership Surveys
Between 21 October 1992 and 30 March 1993 local data collectors
This is a list of noted collectors.
Catch data were derived from a very simple catch sampling system first tested in late 1992. Because few personnel were available, and, in keeping with the desire to involve local personnel in the project, local people were hired on a part-time part-time
For or during less than the customary or standard time: a part-time job.
part basis to carry out an ongoing survey of fish catches. The intention was to formalize and intensify in·ten·si·fy
v. in·ten·si·fied, in·ten·si·fy·ing, in·ten·si·fies
1. To make intense or more intense: this survey, but such modifications were not possible. Nevertheless, the survey has provided a stream of data covering about 4,000 fish catches from a variety of fishing gears in a variety of locations over a three-year period. The data included here cover the period from November 1992 through November 1995.
Sampling was designed to be simple and to avoid hampering fishing activity. A data sampler sampler, sample piece of needlework or embroidery, of silk, cotton, or worsted, for the preservation of some pattern or as an example of the ability of a child or a beginner. In museums and private collections there are samplers dating from as early as 1643. traveled within an assigned as·sign
tr.v. as·signed, as·sign·ing, as·signs
1. To set apart for a particular purpose; designate: assigned a day for the inspection.
2. area with a small boat, at a time when fishing gear was being retrieved, to locate people fishing. At the site of fishing the catch was examined and data recorded. Data collected included information about the people fishing, location, date, type of gear, and length of time it had been used, an estimate of the total fish catch, the percentage species composition of the catch, and in some cases the number of individuals of each species as well as the average, maximum, and minimum lengths of the most common species. Local names of fishes were used in recording data. To a large extent local names correspond to scientifically defined species.
The data collection system, tested by the author in 1992, was first carried out by local people employed by the project for other purposes (e.g. boat drivers). It was later extended to part-time samplers in the "key villages" of Ng. Pengembung, Pulau Pulau is the Indonesian word for island and can be found in topography, such as:
The DSNP fishery represents a difficult sampling situation. It is a multi-gear, multispecies fishery, with a very dispersed dis·perse
v. dis·persed, dis·pers·ing, dis·pers·es
a. To drive off or scatter in different directions: The police dispersed the crowd.
b. and migratory migratory /mi·gra·to·ry/ (mi´grah-tor?e)
1. roving or wandering.
2. of, pertaining to, or characterized by migration; undergoing periodic migration.
emanating from or pertaining to migration. fishing population and a great seasonal variation in catch. Greater statistical accuracy would require a sampling regime stratified stratified /strat·i·fied/ (strat´i-fid) formed or arranged in layers.
Arranged in the form of layers or strata. by time, area and fishing gears. Considering limitations such as the limited supervision given to the data collectors, the data reported herein give a reasonably good picture of the fishery.
Fishing Gear Seasonality Survey
A group survey technique was used to determine the seasonality of fishing gear use in 26 villages during June and July of 1996. A list of 45 fishing gear types was established based on information from project personnel, and on fishing gear names recorded during the catch survey. Photographs provided visual cues during group interviews. During each interview villagers discussed the use of each gear type and agreed on one of six statements (Table 3) for each month or group of months. Months were grouped into seasons as indicated in Table 4. For each village a code was recorded for each month for each fishing gear. These codes were later converted into percent use categories (Table 3).
Villages surveyed were categorized cat·e·go·rize
tr.v. cat·e·go·rized, cat·e·go·riz·ing, cat·e·go·riz·es
To put into a category or categories; classify.
cat into one of six areas of the park: Lower Tawang Tawang may refer to:
drainage, in agriculture, the removal of excess water from the soil, either by a system of surface ditches, or by underground conduits if required by soil conditions and land contour. , Pulau Majang area, the Laboyan River area and the Kapuas River The Kapuas River (Indonesian: Sungai Kapuas) is located in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. At approximately 1,143 km, it is the longest river in Indonesia, and is the major river of the western portion of Borneo. It is also the world's longest river on an island. . The villages within each park area are given in Table 5. Average fishing gear use percentages were then calculated for each area. Then the overall percentage use for each fishing gear for each month was calculated by taking the weighted average of the percentages from each park area. Weighting was based on the number of families living in each area. Weighting for gill nets, very large dip nets dip net
A net or wire mesh bag attached to a handle, used especially to scoop fish from water. , and jermal were adjusted to eliminate data for villages where those gears are not permitted or never used. An example is illustrated in Figure 1. In the following discussion only weighted means are presented. Fishing gear types were also grouped for analysis. These groupings corresponded to categories used in the analysis of catch rates.
Approach to Analysis
Fishery data available are suitable for a general analysis, but care must be used in their interpretation. The catch data were not collected randomly within time, location, and gear strata. Thus general information collected via the catch survey needs to be examined in conjunction with other information about the fishery.
In the following sections data concerning catch rate, seasonality of use, and species composition are summarized by fishing gear type. The fishing gear survey provides information about the numbers of each gear. (5) Information about catch rates (e.g. kg per unit of gear) and species composition are provided by the catch survey, which also provides an idea of the size of major species caught. Following that summary is an estimate of total catch which is based on data about the catch rate, quantity of each type
Fishing Gear, Catch Rates and Species Composition
Data from gill nets (known locally as pukat) were standardized standardized
pertaining to data that have been submitted to standardization procedures.
standardized morbidity rate
see morbidity rate.
standardized mortality rate
see mortality rate. on a per unit basis. A bal is an amount of netting which, when set, becomes an approximately 40 m net. However, in most cases fishermen divide each bal in half lengthwise length·wise
adv. & adj.
Of, along, or in reference to the direction of the length; longitudinally.
Adj. 1. lengthwise to make a net totaling 80 m. The bal is used herein as the standard unit of netting.
On the average, DSNP villagers have 7.89 bals of gill net per family. There are about 10,375 bals, or just over 800 kin, of gill net available for use within the park. Some villages, (e.g. Nanga This article is about a school of Japanese painting. For the African musical instrument, see nanga (instrument).
Nanga (南画, "Southern painting"), also known as Bunjinga Laboyan) prohibit pro·hib·it
tr.v. pro·hib·it·ed, pro·hib·it·ing, pro·hib·its
1. To forbid by authority: Smoking is prohibited in most theaters. See Synonyms at forbid.
2. gill nets, perhaps because they are viewed as overly efficient. Typical "gill net sets" (6) encountered during the catch survey consisted of approximately 10 bals of netting but included anywhere from one to over 30 bals.
Gill net mesh sizes reported as part of the catch data and gear surveys ranged from 0.5 inch to 7.0 inch. (7) For catch analysis mesh sizes were grouped into large (4.5 inches and larger), medium (3 to 4 inches), small (1.5 to 2.75 inches) and very small (less than 1.5 inch). Almost 80% of gill nets encountered during our work were between 1.5 and 2.75 inches stretch measure, and this pattern varied little among the villages sampled.
Gill nets are a common fishing gear and are used throughout the year. Large mesh gill nets are regularly fished across river channels, a method which becomes less practical as water drops resulting in less use of large mesh gill nets during the dry season (Figure 4).
Typically, villagers caught between 5 and 15 kg of fish per gill net set. The data are strongly skewed skewed
curve of a usually unimodal distribution with one tail drawn out more than the other and the median will lie above or below the mean.
skewed Epidemiology adjective Referring to an asymmetrical distribution of a population or of data , and although some catches over 50 kg were reported, 92.1% were smaller than 25 kg. On a kg per unit basis, catch rates over 6.5 kg per bal occurred, but 89.5% of catches yielded less than 2.5 kg per bal. The mean catch rate reported from gill nets was 1.17 kg per bat of netting.
Gill net catch rates varied with season and mesh size, but limited data makes analysis of patterns difficult. Combining data for all years, gill net catch rates exhibit an increasing trend during April through July, and then drop in September through December. This pattern is apparent in the 1994 (and perhaps the incomplete 1993) data. In 1995, when water levels did not drop, the pattern is absent. (Figure 2).
Catch rates from the commonly used small and medium mesh gill nets, are typically between 0.5 and 1.5 kg per bal. During periods of dropping water catch rates can be three times as high as indicated by catches recorded during July through October 1994. (8) In 1995 floodplain waters did not recede re·cede 1
intr.v. re·ced·ed, re·ced·ing, re·cedes
1. To move back or away from a limit, point, or mark: waited for the floodwaters to recede.
2. and no increased catches during those months were apparent (Figure 3).
Catch rates for large mesh gill nets are higher than catch rates from medium and small meshes, but because relatively few large mesh gill nets were sampled a comparison on a quarterly, rather than monthly, basis was necessary (Figure 5).
Large mesh nets caught almost 80% belida with occasional tebirin, tapah Tapah is the administrative town of the district Batang Padang, Perak, Malaysia (with coordinates: ).
The name "Tapah" is said to be originated from the name of a fresh water fish, "Ikan Tapah". , or lais jungang (Figure 6). Catches from medium mesh nets were dominated by lais and patik which typically comprised 30 to 40 percent of the catch. Several other species were regularly caught including kelabau, umpan, bum 1. bum - To make highly efficient, either in time or space, often at the expense of clarity. "I managed to bum three more instructions out of that code." "I spent half the night bumming the interrupt code. and juara, while other species seemed to be more seasonal (Figure 7).
Over 40 percent of the catches from small mesh nets were typically various types of lais, and patik. Other species recorded regularly included, umpan and kelabau, while species such as belida, kerandang, tebirin, and biawan seemed more seasonal (Figure 8).
Very small mesh nets tended to catch the same species as the small mesh nets although they tended to have more representatives of some small species (e. g., engkarit, temunit).
Several types of fishing gears employing hooks are used in DSNP. These comprise three categories: long lines In communications, circuits that are capable of handling transmissions over long distances. , consisting of many short lines with hooks attached to a longer line (called utas, rabai, ulur, takan); set hooks consisting of hooks tied to tree branches or attached to sticks stuck into the ground (usually called kail kail: see kale. ); and hand-lines held in a person's hand as they fish (called kail or just pancing).
For analysis these were grouped into two types: hooks set and left unattended, hereafter In the future.
The term hereafter is always used to indicate a future time—to the exclusion of both the past and present—in legal documents, statutes, and other similar papers. referred to as set hooks, and hooks actively used by a person hereafter referred to as hand-lines. Set hooks were also categorized based on hook size: large (hook sizes 5, 6, 7, and 8), medium (size 9, 10, and 11) and small (12, 13, 14, 15 and 16).
Hooks are common within DSNP, and on the average, DSNP villagers have 413 hooks per family or over 540,000 hooks available for use. Based on data from the catch survey 65% of trips making use of set hooks used small hooks, 15% medium hooks and 20% large hooks (9).
Fisherfolk reported that set hooks tend to be used more during high water periods from December through March when hooks can be set and left in quiet backwaters. Hand lines had a more uniform use pattern with a decrease in use occuring only during October and November (Figure 9).
Catches from hook gears are expressed in kg per 100 hooks to standardize stan·dard·ize
1. To cause to conform to a standard.
2. To evaluate by comparing with a standard. the catch per fishing trip. (10) Standardized catch rate varied from less than 0.5 kg per 100 hooks to more than 60 kg. The catch rate from small size hooks was considerably lower than that from large and medium hooks. Most catches from small hooks were less than 2 kg per 100 hooks. Large hooks tended to catch between 10 and 40 kg per 100 hooks while
Catches from hooks were less diverse than catches from other types of gear. The most common species (in terms of weight) reported in catches from large hooks were torn an (50%) and tapah (35%). Toman also made up over 70% of the catches recorded from medium size hooks. In contrast catches reported from small size hooks were dominated by patik (78%) and delak Delak is the district center of Dawlat Yar district in Ghor Province,Afghanistan.It is located on at 3138 m altitude. (13%) with lair butu common during September through November. Species composition by month is shown in Figure 11.
Hand-lines are particularly common in the village of Leboyan, and are also used regularly by a small group of fishers from Pulau Majang, but few hand-line data were collected during the survey. Hand-lines catches have been expressed as catch per hook-hour. Catches averaged 0.93 kg per hook hour with a possible trend toward higher catches during periods of low water. Hand-line catches consisted of 67% patik with no other species making up more than about 7%.
A number of different types of cast, or throw, nets (jala) are identified by villagers based on the size, mesh size, and target species. For convenience these can be grouped by mesh size, though consideration must also be given to the species being sought. DSNP families own, on the average, 2.61 cast nets per family. The number of cast nets in DSNP was estimated at 3,430.
The fishing gear survey identified four types of cast nets: jala bilis bilis (bēˑ·lēs),
n according to Curanderismo, the Mexican-American healing system, sickness marked by constipation and bitter taste in mouth, believed to be caused by , jala toman, jala bauk n. & v. 1. See Balk. and jala perumpan. However, during the three year catch survey 19 different names were recorded for cast nets. Consequently, the data were grouped based on the mesh size recorded during the catch survey: small (less than 0.5 inches), medium (larger than 0.5 and less than 3.0 inches) and large (3 inches and greater). During the catch survey 44% of cast nets encountered were small mesh, 48% medium mesh and only 8% large mesh.
Large mesh cast nets are used primarily during July through September, while the smaller meshed Meshed: see Mashhad, Iran. types are most typically used during high water periods between November and April (Figure 12).
Catches from 887 trips using cast nets were examined. Catches exhibit a mode between 1.0 and 2.5 kg per hour. Mean catch rate from large mesh nets varied with season from a low of 1 to 2 kg per hour to between 7 and 8 kg per hr during July and August. (11) Catch rates from medium mesh cast nets ranged from 1 to over 6 kg per hr with a trend toward higher catches during May through September. Mean catch rates from small mesh cast nets tended to be less than those from medium mesh nets sampled in the same month, ranged from 1 to 5 kg per hr and tended to be higher during June through August (Figure 13).
Species caught in cast nets were dependent on the mesh size used. Large mesh cast nets sampled in August caught mostly biawan and a mixture of other species. Umpan was very common in large mesh nets sampled in January, February February: see month. , May and June while bauk ketup and entukan also formed a large part of the catch sampled in February.
Medium mesh cast nets caught a wide variety of species especially various types of bauk and entukan, as well as umpan, menyadin, bilis and patik. Small mesh cast nets caught a smaller selection of species, and catches from them consisted mostly of bilis, ritak as well as a variety of other species (Figure 14).
Jermal are stationary Stationary can mean:
By weight, species composition in jermal is dominated by bauk and entukan, but a wide variety of other species are caught, and the dominant species may vary from month to month (Figure 17).
Jermal are important for catching live ornamental fishes, especially ulang uli which make up a small portion of the catch by weight but are the most valuable species caught. Mean catch rates reported for ulang uli usually ranged from fewer than 2 to over 40 per individuals per hour but could be as high 140 fish per as in May 1998.
Gear Description and Numbers and Seasonality
Brief descriptions of the several types of traps are used within DSNP are included below. For full descriptions of fishing gear in the area see Anon. (1992) and Giesen (1987). Numbers of traps within DSNP were estimated at: 2,550 cylindrical rattan traps (bubu), 7,550 rectangular rec·tan·gu·lar
1. Having the shape of a rectangle.
2. Having one or more right angles.
3. Designating a geometric coordinate system with mutually perpendicular axes. traps (pengilar) (13), 16,500 seruak and 3,970 bubu keli and 22,680 bamboo bamboo, plant of the family Gramineae (grass family), chiefly of warm or tropical regions, where it is sometimes an extremely important component of the vegetation. It is most abundant in the monsoon area of E Asia. tube traps (tabung).
Catch data from traps were standardized on a kg per hour basis. Data from tabung are expressed in number of ulang uli per unit.
Normal Traps (Bubu, Pengilar and Temilar)
Bubu are fairly large, cylindrical traps woven A woven is a cloth formed by weaving. It only stretches in the Bias directions (between the warp and weft directions), unless the threads are elastic. Woven cloth usually frays at the edges, unless measures are taken to counter this, such as the use of pinking shears or hemming. from rattan. They are usually 2 to 3 m long and 0.6 to 1.0 m diameter. Pengilar and temilar are smaller rectangular traps (approximately 0.7 x 0.7 x 0.5m). These traps, especially bubu, are often used in conjunction with fence-like leads or fish barriers.
Both the cylindrical and rectangular "normal" traps are used primarily during dropping water from April through November, although the rectangular type is also used during other months (Figure 15). Data from normal traps were collected from only 77 trips (which included catches from 809 traps) over the three-year period covered by this report.
Bubu catch rate averaged just over 1.0 kg per hour. In some instances the catches were significantly higher but typically ranged from low catches (below 0.2 kg per hour) during high water periods to catches averaging almost 1.5 kg per hour during dropping water. Catches from only 20 trips employing pengilar and temilar were examined although these included catches from 555 such traps. (14) Catches were generally below 0.05 kg per hour. The data were insufficient to determine a seasonal trend.
Catches from both bubu and pengilar were dominated by biawan and patik, but a mixture of other species accounted for about 60% of the catch. Occasional large catches of biawan are common during dropping water.
Bubu keli (also called seruak keli) are similar to seruak (see below), but larger (up to 50 cm diameter), with a different type of opening. These are deployed specifically to catch keli.
Fisherfolk use these traps during October through May and especially during high water (Figure 18). Catch survey data from 59 trips (818 traps) indicate a catch rate typically less than 0.04 kg per hour with somewhat higher catches during March, April and May. Bubu keli catch mostly keli--over 60% by weight and numbers.
Seruak are small (about 35 cm x 35 cm) cylindrical traps made from split bamboo with bamboo tube entrances. Seruak appear to be used throughout the year to catch juvenile jelawat. Very limited information about this gear indicates a catch rate of 0.06 kg per hour. Seruak caught an average of 12.8 juvenile jelawat per trap. (15) Young jelawat make up more than 25% of the catch by number, but a mixture of other species are also caught.
Bamboo Tube Traps: Tabung
Tabung are bamboo tubes up to 2 m long with a 2 to 3 cm hole cut into the top of each bamboo segment. Sometimes the tubes are tied in bundles. Tabung are used primarily to catch live ulang uli.
Overall, fisherfolk reported the most use of tabung during March through early July (Figure 18), but in some years there is another ulang uli season in December and January. Villagers in the middle part of DSNP reported more use of tabung during December and January compared to other DSNP residents. (16)
Data from 126 trips (17) in which tabung were used yielded an average catch of about 3.5 fish per tube (Figure 19). Over 97% of the fish reported from tabung were ulang uli. Other species caught included engkadik, engkarit, menyadin, bantak, and seluang batu Batu
(died c. 1255, Russia) Grandson of Genghis Khan and founder of the Golden Horde. In 1235 Batu was elected commander in chief of the western part of the Mongol empire and given responsibility for the invasion of Europe. , as well as 15 other species. Typical sizes of ulang uli, caught by all methods, were 2 to 7 cm and averaged just over 4 cm.
Lift and Dip Nets
Small lift nets and dip nets are commonly used on an occasional or casual basis throughout the year (Figure 20).
Small dip nets (sauk) are about 40 to 60 cm in diameter. Lift nets (pesat) are square nets usually about I to 1.5 m (rarely 2 m) on each side. They are fixed to bamboo crosspieces and lowered and lifted fixed to the end of a pole. Most families own both a dip net and a lift net. An estimated 1,290 dip nets and 1,410 small lift nets were in use during the survey period.
Very large oval dip nets (ambai) are commonly seen along the Tawang and Belitung Rivers. These have 3 to 4 inch mesh and are about 3 to 5 m long and 1.5 to 2 m across. They are used during dropping water (Figure 20). Only 33 of these were reported in the fishing gear survey and an estimate for the park would be about 90. These large dip nets are used to catch belida.
The catch survey did not sample small or large dip nets adequately to estimate catch rates. Bilis dominated catches of small lift nets which were sampled but many other small species were also caught.
Small lift nets were sampled only 149 times during the catch survey, and were perhaps sampled at times when use of these nets was common. The sampling probably did not reflect the casual, every-day, less productive use of these nets. Catch survey data indicated a catch per hour of 1.5 kg with no obvious seasonal trends.
Total Catch Estimate
Accurate annual estimates of total catch from DSNP cannot be made given the quality and quantity of data currently available. The large number of fishing gear types and the scattered Scattered
Used for listed equity securities. Unconcentrated buy or sell interest. nature of the fishery, would make accurate estimates difficult, and expensive. A approximation approximation /ap·prox·i·ma·tion/ (ah-prok?si-ma´shun)
1. the act or process of bringing into proximity or apposition.
2. a numerical value of limited accuracy. of the total catch from DSNP in a typical year, can be made using the data reported herein.
The following estimate is based on estimates calculated for each type of fishing gear within each month. Each of these is the product of the estimated: 1) number of gear units, 2) intensity of use, 3) catch rate, and 4) number of potential fishing trips within each month.
An initial calculation resulted in an value of 15,000 tons, but this seems likely to be an over-estimate. This would amount to a fish yield of 187.5 kg per ha per year, based on an area of approximately 80,000 ha of lakes, rivers and flooded forest within the park. This would fall at the very upper end of the range of fish yields from similar floodplain waters (see, for example, summaries in Giesen 1987 and Lowe-McConnell 1987, Bayley Bayley is a surname, and may refer to:
1. unable to produce offspring.
1. Not producing or incapable of producing offspring.
2. black waters of DSNP seems unlikely. Catches from another Indonesian floodplain, along part of the Lempuing River in South Sumatra South Sumatra or Sumatera Selatan is a province of Indonesia. It is on the island of Sumatra, and borders the provinces of Lampung to the south, Bengkulu to the west, and Jambi to the north. , was estimated at 130 kg per ha (MRAG MRAG Manning Regional Art Gallery (Australia)
MRAG Medium Range Air-to-Ground 1994).
Also, based on the initial estimate, the average catch per family during November is 17.5 kg per day, a rather high value for a period of time when catches are usually low. In fact catches during that period are almost certainly lower than 5 kg per family per day. (18)
Although Dudley and Harris Harris, Scotland: see Lewis and Harris. (1987) reported the difficulties associated with the use of Indonesian fishery statistics for fishery analysis purposes, the Kapuas Hulu Kapuas Hulu (Upper Kapuas River) is a regency (kabupaten) of West Kalimantan, Indonesia. The region is the home to a diversity of indigenous groups, including the Iban and the Silat. regency figures provide another basis for comparison. Reported catches for the Kapuas Hulu have gradually increased since 1973, and during 1984 to 1995 were between 11,000 and 17,500 tons. Thus the 15,000 ton catch estimate calculated for DSNP is more or less equal to the reported catch for the whole Kapuas Hulu. In contrast, Giesen (1987) estimated DSNP catches at about 2,800 tons or about 32% of the average (1973 through 1985) catch of 8,878 tons (reported at that time) for the Kapuas Hulu.
On the other hand current DSNP catches are certainly higher than those reported by Giesen (1987). Dudley and Widjanarti (1993) and Aglionby (1995), independently calculated that about 4,000 tons of fish are captured within DSNP solely to provide food for fish raised in cages. This catch is unlikely to have been reported by the fishery statistics system, but is included in the estimate presented herein. Toman were not raised in cages at the time of Giesen's (1987) work.
Factors possibly leading to a catch overestimate o·ver·es·ti·mate
tr.v. o·ver·es·ti·mat·ed, o·ver·es·ti·mat·ing, o·ver·es·ti·mates
1. To estimate too highly.
2. To esteem too greatly. are several. Catches weights were usually estimated visually, and supervision of data collectors was minimal. Catches may have been routinely overestimated or there may have been a tendency to sample only larger catches. Fishing gear use could also have been overestimated.
Consequently the overall catch estimate was adjusted downward based on two objectives: to reduce the overall catch estimate to within the range of 130 to 140 kg per ha, and secondly to decrease the estimated per family catch during November through February. A recalculation re·cal·cu·late
tr.v. re·cal·cu·lat·ed, re·cal·cu·lat·ing, re·cal·cu·lates
To calculate again, especially in order to eliminate errors or to incorporate additional factors or data. target for the November catch per family of less than 5 kg per day was combined with an average target no higher than 10 kg per family per day for the months of November through February.
A "revised catch estimate" was calculated using the above constraints CONSTRAINTS - A language for solving constraints using value inference.
["CONSTRAINTS: A Language for Expressing Almost-Hierarchical Descriptions", G.J. Sussman et al, Artif Intell 14(1):1-39 (Aug 1980)]. with the original per month estimates for each type of fishing gear as a starting point. (19) Each of the month by gear combinations in the original table were multiplied mul·ti·ply 1
v. mul·ti·plied, mul·ti·ply·ing, mul·ti·plies
1. To increase the amount, number, or degree of.
2. Mathematics To perform multiplication on. the same fraction to lower the overall catch. Data for November, December, January and February were also multiplied by an additional factor for each month. (20)
The results of this recalculation are presented in Figure 21, and Figure 22. The revised catch estimate, calculated within these restrictions, is 10,400 tons. Any estimate based on these data has a fairly large variance The discrepancy between what a party to a lawsuit alleges will be proved in pleadings and what the party actually proves at trial.
In Zoning law, an official permit to use property in a manner that departs from the way in which other property in the same locality , perhaps plus and minus 25%, which would put the actual catch in a typical year somewhere between 7,800 and 13,000 tons. This is the equivalent of between 97.5 and 162 kg per ha.
About 23% of the catch was derived from cylindrical rattan traps (bubu), 19% from gillnets, 15% from cast nets and 14% from hooks. Funnel nets (jermal) accounted for about 9 percent. The remaining amount (20%) is caught by other types of traps, liftnets and dip nets.
DSNP catches probably vary considerably from year to year. Fish populations should increase during years of high water, such as 1995 and 1996, when fishing effectiveness is lowered and extent of favorable fa·vor·a·ble
1. Advantageous; helpful: favorable winds.
2. Encouraging; propitious: a favorable diagnosis.
3. habitat increased. These fish would then yield additional harvest during following, more typical, dry seasons. Extremely dry years would be expected to yield high catches, and such years may be followed by years with lower catches due to diminished di·min·ish
v. di·min·ished, di·min·ish·ing, di·min·ish·es
a. To make smaller or less or to cause to appear so.
b. fish populations. Extremely dry years also undoubtedly contribute to atypically a·typ·i·cal also a·typ·ic
Not conforming to type; unusual or irregular.
atyp·i·cal high fish mortality which would also contribute to lowered catches for the next one to three years. These factors should combine to produce obvious fluctuations in catches. Such fluctuations have not been detected in fishery data currently available.
Fishery Management Considerations
The overall fishery management goals of Indonesia Indonesia (ĭn'dənē`zhə), officially Republic of Indonesia, republic (2005 est. pop. 241,974,000), c.735,000 sq mi (1,903,650 sq km), SE Asia, in the Malay Archipelago. include the provision of food and employment as well as management to ensure long term productivity of the fishery and the allocation The apportionment or designation of an item for a specific purpose or to a particular place.
In the law of trusts, the allocation of cash dividends earned by a stock that makes up the principal of a trust for a beneficiary usually means that the dividends will be treated as of the fish catch among a relatively large number of people.
Management of the national park implies other goals such as: the protection of biodiversity biodiversity: see biological diversity.
Quantity of plant and animal species found in a given environment. Sometimes habitat diversity (the variety of places where organisms live) and genetic diversity (the variety of traits expressed , the protection of endangered species endangered species, any plant or animal species whose ability to survive and reproduce has been jeopardized by human activities. In 1999 the U.S. government, in accordance with the U.S. , general protection of flora and fauna fauna
All the species of animals found in a particular region, period, or special environment. Five faunal realms, based on terrestrial animal species, are generally recognized: Holarctic, including Nearactic (North America) and Paleartic (Eurasia and northern Africa); , and the park itself. In fact it is generally agreed that, under Indonesian law, people cannot live within a wildlife park. This legal situation complicates efforts at co-management of the resource because, legally, local people should not be there. Legalities of resource ownership are beyond the scope of this paper, except to say that residents of DSNP have fished in the area for many years. However, numbers of park residents is much greater now than in the recent past. (21)
In theory the issue of resource allocation resource allocation Managed care The constellation of activities and decisions which form the basis for prioritizing health care needs is reasonably straightforward. Any permitted fish harvest should be allocated to persons who traditionally fished in DSNP. In addition to people living in the park, people from outside the park, from towns along the Kapuas River and from Dayak Dayak: see Dyak.
Any member of a non-Muslim indigenous people of the southern and western interior of the island of Borneo. Dayak is a generic term that has no precise ethnic or tribal significance but distinguishes the indigenous people from villages to the north, have traditionally fished within the park, especially during the dry season. Also, fish leave the park during low water, and allocation of permitted fish catches to those outside the park must also be considered.
The general goals of fishery management at DSNP, might be stated thusly thus·ly
adv. Usage Problem
Usage Note: Thusly was introduced in the 19th century as an alternative to thus in sentences such as Hold it thus or He put it thus. :
To manage the DSNP fishery: on a sustainable basis, for harvest by persons traditionally involved in the fishery, in a way that will protect and enhance the wildlife park functions of DSNP.
Within DSNP some fish species are caught at sub-optimal sizes because of the many types of small-mesh fishing gear being used. Several species identified by villagers as being less abundant than in years past (see page Figure 23) are also species that would typically reach larger sizes than are currently common. As an example belantau is listed as having a maximum length of 100 cm (Kottelat et a1. 1993), but the largest specimen SPECIMEN. A sample; a part of something by which the other may be known.
2. The act of congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires the inventor or discoverer of an invention or discovery to accompany his petition and specification for a patent with specimens recorded during our three year catch survey was 35 cm, and most individuals examined were less than 30 cm. It is possible that the belantau population has been reduced by excessive fishing especially with small mesh gears.
Various workers (e.g. Beaverton Beaverton, city (1990 pop. 53,310), Washington co., NW Oreg., a suburb of Portland, in a farm area; inc. 1893. Beaverton is the heart of the Silicon Forest high-technology manufacturing complex. Headquarters for electronics companies and NIKE, Inc., are there. and Holt holt
A wood or grove; a copse.
[Middle English, from Old English.]
the lair of an otter [from 1959) have reported that the ratio of size at first maturity to maximum size is a constant within species groups. This ratio falls between 0.4 and 0.8. That is, for some species, size at first spawning is 40% the maximum size while for others the ratio is larger. For commonly caught DSNP species we can compare maximum size reported in the literature to typical sizes reported in our DSNP catch data. In lieu of Instead of; in place of; in substitution of. It does not mean in addition to. other measures, the ratio of typical size to maximum possible size can be used as a general indicator over-harvest to indicate which species warrant further study. Table 6 contains 48 fish (22) which are both reasonably abundant in DSNP catches and also reach a maximum size of 15 cm or more. Also indicated on this table is the ratio of the typical size (23) in the catch to the expected maximum size. Species where this ratio is less than 0.35 (24) are considered "possibly over-fished." The biology of these fishes should be investigated, particularly with regard to their size at first breeding. These 17 species are:
Belantau: Reported as rare by fishermen since the 1960's, and large individuals are no longer present.
Belida: Listed as a protected species by Indonesia since 1980 (25), and is rare in other areas of Indonesia where it was formerly abundant. The population at DSNP is healthy, but the diminishing di·min·ish
v. di·min·ished, di·min·ish·ing, di·min·ish·es
a. To make smaller or less or to cause to appear so.
b. size of belida in the is of concern.
Ulang uli, engkadik, and ringau: Ornamental species important for the aquarium trade. Ringau is vulnerable because it has a relatively large size at breeding compared to its marketable Marketable are securities that can be easily converted into cash. Such securities will generally have highly liquid markets allowing the security to be sold at a reasonable price very quickly. size, and large individuals are rare. Populations of the other two seem tolerant to extreme fishing pressure on the young. Over two million ulang uli are exported from the Kapuas Hulu year after year. The adults of both species are increasingly rare, and collapse of these fisheries fisheries. From earliest times and in practically all countries, fisheries have been of industrial and commercial importance. In the large N Atlantic fishing grounds off Newfoundland and Labrador, for example, European and North American fishing fleets have long could occur.
Kelabau, kelabau putih, tengadak, tengalan, and umpan: These similar species of the cyprinid cyprinid
a member of the fish family Cyprinidae, including carp, tench, minnow, goldfish, barbel, chub, bream and many others. family, capable reaching moderate sizes (35 to 50 cm depending on the species), are generally caught at smaller sizes in small-mesh gill nets, and other gear. Generally, large specimens are absent from the catches.
Temunit: Although fairly common, fishermen claim, and data support this claim, that large specimens are absent. The largest individual recorded in our catches was less than half the maximum size.
Delak: One of several similar species. Data concerning it may not be accurate. Members of this genus genus, in taxonomy: see classification.
Biological classification. It ranks below family and above species, consisting of structurally or phylogenetically (see (Channa
Channa is a genus of the Channidae family of snakehead fishes. It contains about 29 species. Fish in the genus (called cá lóc in Vietnamese) are prized in Vietnamese cuisine, and are sometimes used as a main ingredient in the sour soup called ), including toman, are an important component of the hook fishery, and require further study.
Bauk ketup and bauk tadung: Common in cast nets and jermal. May not be "over-fished" since both abundant at times. Nevertheless, large specimens are not common in the catches.
Kelampak: Caught in cast nets and jermal but make up only a moderate to small proportion of the catch.
Lais jungang: An important component of the gill net fishery. Larger specimens are fairly rare.
Patik (= baung) is probably not currently in danger of being over fished. It is abundant, although large specimens may not be as abundant as in the past.
Species of Special Interest
Other fishes reported as rare or of significantly lowered abundance Abundance
See also Fertility.
horn horn of Zeus’s nurse-goat which became a cornucopia. [Gk. Myth.: Walsh Classical, 19]
conical receptacle which symbolizes abundance. [Rom. Myth. , but not indicated by the size ratio above, are reported in Table 7. Only two siluk were reported during our survey. This species was formerly common. Trade in this ornamental fish is an extreme example of what results if adequate controls are not in place when a natural product increases in value. Twenty years TWENTY YEARS. The lapse of twenty years raises a presumption of certain facts, and after such a time, the party against whom the presumption has been raised, will be required to prove a negative to establish his rights.
2. ago fish traders Traders
Individuals who take positions in securities and their derivatives with the objective of making profits. Traders can make markets by trading the flow. When they do this, their objective is to earn the bid/ask spread. realized that red phase siluk, found primarily the DSNP area, could be sold for as much as $3,000. The resulting intensive fishery almost exterminated this species. (26)
Ulang uli, intensively harvested in Kalimantan Kalimantan: see Borneo. and Sumatra Sumatra (smä`trə), island (1990 pop. 36,471,731), c.183,000 sq mi (473,970 sq km), Indonesia, in the Indian Ocean along the equator, S and W of the Malay Peninsula (from which it for the aquarium fish trade, may be over-harvested in the Kapuas Hulu region. Large specimens are rarely encountered by fishermen. A local regulation requires that ulang uli larger than 15 cm be released. The market for this species is for smaller specimens but larger specimens are vulnerable to gill nets.
Ulang uli are migratory, but the nature of the migration is unknown. Young fish first appear in December and January with a second peak in abundance occurring in April and May. Prasetyo and Ahmadi This article is about the "Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat" founded by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad. For the governorate in Kuwait, see Ahmadi, Kuwait.
Ahmadi (Urdu: احمدیہ Ahmadiyya (1994) reported a similar catch pattern for ulang uli in the Batang
River, east-central China. A principal tributary of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), it has a total length of about 950 mi (1,530 km). It rises in the mountains in southwestern Shaanxi province; known by various names in its upper course, it becomes the Han at in Sumatra. There fish less than "2 inci" were caught downstream From the provider to the customer. Downloading files and Web pages from the Internet is the downstream side. The upstream is from the customer to the provider (requesting a Web page, sending e-mail, etc.). , implying that spawning may be in downstream areas. Ulang uli caught in DSNP are usually 2 to 6 cm and average somewhat less than 5 cm. Information on the growth, migration and breeding of ulang uli is essential for better management.
Fisherfolk report that large jelawat are no longer caught in DSNP area. Although, the size ratio used above did not detect jelewat as a species needing attention this result is because the maximum size reported in the literature (41 cm in Kottelat et al. 1993, and 60 cm in Giesen 1987) is considerably smaller than the actual potential maximum size. Using a length-weight relationship (Christensen Christensen may refer to:
Toman occur in over 80% of catches from large and medium size hooks, and comprise about 50% of the weight caught by those gears. A recent (27) development in DSNP communities is the raising of toman in cages (see Dudley and Widjanarti, 1993; Aglionby 1995). This lucrative activity provids almost one third of the total fish-related income in DSNP. Schools of juvenile toman, 3 to 5 cm long, are captured with cast nets in quiet backwaters. They are raised in wooden cages for 12 to 15 months until they reach 0.8 to 1.5 kg. While in the cages they are fed fish which are caught by any means possible.
Two potential fishery problems arise from toman cage culture. Firstly, large numbers of juvenile toman are taken from the wild, (28) and secondly a large amount of fish is caught to feed toman.
One opinion is that cage culture of fish is less destructive of the overall resource than fishing and thus is a reasonable money earning option for park residents. However, both cultured toman and their food are taken from the wild. Importantly, toman culture is carried out in addition to, not instead of, fishing activities. While toman cage culture earns needed money for people, uncontrolled growth of this practice could endanger en·dan·ger
tr.v. en·dan·gered, en·dan·ger·ing, en·dan·gers
1. To expose to harm or danger; imperil.
2. To threaten with extinction. DSNP resources. Consequently, it is necessary to limit, rather than promote, cage culture of toman. One approach might be to limit the number of toman cages per family.
Toman culture relies exclusively on the capture of juveniles from the wild, and may eventually endanger toman populations. At present adult toman are common, but as more young are taken from the wild, a negative seems likely. Villagers believe that the fishery for adult toman is facing a problem, and many villages have instituted regulations limiting capture of juvenile toman. Most have limited the minimum size at which the juveniles can be kept. (29) In some villages the fishery for juvenile toman had been (in 1995) closed.
The capture of large numbers of small fishes, including juveniles, for use as toman food, also seems problematic as this may add to the early mortality of important species (see also the sections on Natural Mortality and Jermal below).
Ketutut are increasingly important in the live fish food trade, and are held in cages until sold. They are caught in small numbers in medium and small-mesh gill nets and in traps. Ketutut over 0.5 kg were sold while those under 0.4 kg are held in cages and fed until they are bigger. (30) Ketutut apparently spawn To launch another program from the current program. The child program is spawned from the parent program.
(operating system) spawn - To create a child process in a multitasking operating system. E.g. in DSNP, and juveniles (2 to 3 cm long) are know to frequent the shoreline at night. There are some reports that the young emerge onto shore. Some villagers believe that Ketutut are becoming less abundant, and several villages already have regulations limiting the size of capture of ketutut, or forbidding the capture of young. It seems inevitable that cage culture of this species will be attempted.
Most fish leave DSNP during the dry season and thus are available to fishers outside the park. The flooded area at low water is often a small fraction of the high water area. Not only must fish leave DSNP, but they are forced to move significant distances and in doing so become more vulnerable to various types of fishing gear. Conversely con·verse 1
intr.v. con·versed, con·vers·ing, con·vers·es
1. To engage in a spoken exchange of thoughts, ideas, or feelings; talk. See Synonyms at speak.
2. , fish are carried into the park during rapidly rising water when the Tawang River flows into the park at rates exceeding 2,000 [m.sup.2] per second (Klepper 1994). Thus fish within DSNP originate o·rig·i·nate
1. To bring into being; create.
2. To come into being; start. from and return to the Kapuas River.
Natural mortality of fish, particularly young, is linked to yearly variations in water level. As water drops young (and other small) fish are increasingly vulnerable to predation predation
Form of food getting in which one animal, the predator, eats an animal of another species, the prey, immediately after killing it or, in some cases, while it is still alive. Most predators are generalists; they eat a variety of prey species. . Lowered low oxygen concentrations in dropping waters probably increases mortality as well. During years of especially low water these effects are intensified in·ten·si·fy
v. in·ten·si·fied, in·ten·si·fy·ing, in·ten·si·fies
1. To make intense or more intense: . Predatory predatory
pertaining to predator.
the hunting of birds, mice and small reptiles by cats and the hunting and herding behavior of dogs, often facilitated in a pack. air breathing fish, such as members of the family Channidae Noun 1. Channidae - snakeheads
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals (toman and related species) have more access to food during low water and are not affected by low oxygen concentrations.
In general fish populations that experience high natural mortality are less affected by intense fishing. Fish not caught will die of natural causes in any case. This situation, typical of floodplains, implies that harvest of floodplain fisheries can be fairly intensive without causing undue harm to the fish population.
Nevertheless, the ultimate ecological ecological
emanating from or pertaining to ecology.
the state of balance in an ecosystem when its inhabitants have established their permanent relationships with each role of dying fish should be considered, particularly in a wildlife park. Under natural circumstances CIRCUMSTANCES, evidence. The particulars which accompany a fact.
2. The facts proved are either possible or impossible, ordinary and probable, or extraordinary and improbable, recent or ancient; they may have happened near us, or afar off; they are public or dying fish would be eaten by predator predator
an animal that derives its life support by predation. fishes and other predators including picivorous birds. A puzzling puz·zle
v. puz·zled, puz·zling, puz·zles
1. To baffle or confuse mentally by presenting or being a difficult problem or matter.
2. aspect of DSNP is the very low population of fish-eating birds, especially when compared to floodplains elsewhere. Giesen (1987, citing a report from 1903, and comments from DSNP residents) reported evidence of formerly abundant water bird populations. Egg collecting might account for disappearance of colonial water birds such as herons and egrets, while hooks and gill nets could account for the disappearance of other fish-eating birds.
Potentially Destructive Fishing Methods
Certain fishing methods are often viewed as destructive. The most widely cited example from DSNP is poison poison, any agent that may produce chemically an injurious or deadly effect when introduced into the body in sufficient quantity. Some poisons can be deadly in minute quantities, others only if relatively large amounts are involved. used by Dayak villagers (Giesen 1987, Aglionby 1995). However, other fishing gears are sometimes viewed as harmful. Within DSNP gill nets are banned in the village of Nanga Laboyan, and funnel nets (jermal) are illegal in many villages.
The deleterious deleterious adj. harmful. nature of a fishing method depends on one's perspective. Dayak villagers catching fish in the traditional way (using poison) have a very different view than do Malay Malay: see Malayan.
Any member of an ethnic group that probably originated in Borneo and expanded into Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula. They constitute more than half the population of Peninsular Malaysia. villagers downstream who see their caged fish dying as a result. Villagers using jermal to catch ulang uli have a different view from those who perceive per·ceive
1. To become aware of directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing.
2. To achieve understanding of; apprehend. jermal as overly efficient nets which allow a few individuals to capture large numbers of fish. While recognizing that all fishing methods catch fish, characteristics which define "destructive" fishing methods might be:
1. Catch excessive numbers of fish prior to the minimum spawning size.
2. Cause the death of numerous fish which are not caught or used.
3. Are so efficient that fishing opportunities for other people are significantly decreased.
4. Cause the unnecessary death of organisms Organisms
See also animals; bacteria; biology; plants; zoology.
Biology, Physiology. the synthesis in living organisms of more complex substances from simpler ones. Cf. catabolism. — anabolic, adj. other than the target fish.
Many fishing methods might fall within these categories if used without regulation. Methods within DSNP most likely to cause these problems are poison, jermal and smallmesh gill nets. The use of both jermal and poison are already sensitive issues in the area and both have been the subject of various regulations.
Dayak villagers use poison to catch fish primarily during the dry season. Often use of poison causes death of excessive numbers of fish including those raised in cages by Malay villagers living downstream. Although traditional law specifies sanctions Sanctions is the plural of sanction. Depending on context, a sanction can be either a punishment or a permission. The word is a contronym.
Sanctions involving countries:
Although use of traditional of fish poisons have long been a part of Dayak life, the negative impacts of poison on fish populations and on other fisherfolk are a critical issue. While the Iban (the Dayak group of the area) have rules and procedures for communal fishing with natural poisons (see Sandin Sandin may refer to the places of:
Politeness (See COURTESY.)
Politeness, Excessive (See COURTESY, EXCESSIVE.)
killed by eating eels poisoned by his sweetheart. [Br. Balladry: Lord Randall] should not be practiced as freely as it once was (Wadley Wadley is the name of several places in the United States:
Formerly, jermal were primarily used to catch ornamental fishes, especially ulang uli. With the growing importance of toman cage culture, jermal have become a primary method of catching anything that can be fed to caged toman. Much of the controversy over toman culture is related to the use of jermal and their perceived per·ceive
tr.v. per·ceived, per·ceiv·ing, per·ceives
1. To become aware of directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing.
2. To achieve understanding of; apprehend. impact on fish abundance. Jermal account for 10% of the annual DSNP catch. This is taken by relatively few individuals (perhaps 250), compared to more than 1,000 gill net users.
Jermal are, in theory, limited by a fisheries department permit requirement. (31) Many villages also have specific regulations related to seasons and places where jermal can be used. A number of villages prohibit jermal. The current efforts to limit jermal are worthwhile and should be continued. An effort should be made to decrease the role of jermal in providing food for toman. Possibly regulation could limit the size (mouth opening) of jermal, prohibit jermal which block more than 20% of a river, require jermal to be at least 200 m apart. Mesh size regulations for jermal are not realistic given their role in the ulang uli fishery.
Small-Mesh Gill Nets
Kelabau, kelabau putih (= kebali), tengadak (= suain), tengalan and umpan were identified as "over-fished" based on their sizes in the catch. These species are common in small-mesh gill net catches, and it is likely that excessive use of such nets are responsible for a decline in abundance of larger specimens. Gill nets with meshes of less than 2 inches account for over 58% of the gill nets recorded in the fishing gear survey, and over 45% of the gill nets encountered in the catch survey. (32) It is probable that large numbers of small-mesh gill nets are exerting a negative influence on DSNP fish populations by a) catching young fish prior to their spawning and b) by preventing fish from reaching an optimal size prior to harvest.
Very small-mesh nets (less than 1.75 inches ) could be easily phased out because they comprise only 3% of gill nets. Because 55% of gill nets in use had a mesh size of 1.75 inches, further limits on mesh size may be difficult to institute. Nevertheless, it seems likely that a minimum gill net mesh size of 2 inches would be helpful, and regulation requiring meshes of this size or larger might be phased in over a two or three year period to allow retirement of smaller mesh nets.
Better management of large-mesh gill nets, used to catch belida, is also possible. Belida nets, especially those set across rivers, should have meshes that catch belida perhaps 50 cm or larger. The best mesh size for this approach is not yet known, but may be as large as 5 or 6 inches. Fisherfolk may be supportive of such a regulation and could suggest appropriate mesh sizes.
Suggested Fishery Management Approach
The Fishery and its Relation to the Park
At present there is little or no effect of DSNP on the fishery. No new regulations specifically associated with the existence of the park have been implemented. Because the park could act as a fish refuge Refuge
See also Concealment.
cave where David hid from Saul. [O. T.: I Samuel 22:1]
(white friars) London monastery; former refuge for lawless characters. [Br. Hist. during much of the flood season, and because some fish species are rare or said to be less abundant than in previous years, controlled and more restrictive fishing policies can benefit villagers, including those in areas outside DSNP. Overly strict regulation of fishing activity would limit the fish harvest and the livelihood of local people. Although considerable attention has been given to maintaining fish harvests by residents within the park, consideration also needs to be given to the role the park can play in protecting fishery resources. Since regulations are rarely enforced except at the local level: 1) enforcement will probably have to take place at the local level with support, when necessary, from local police, and 2) the existence of DSNP can be used to enhance protection and management of the fi shery resource.
Human fishing activities have a direct effect on the integrity of the wildlife park. The large amount of fishing gear (especially hooks, traps and gill nets) has an impact on fish and other fauna (e.g. birds, turtles, crocodiles, snakes Snake 1
n. pl. Snake or Snakes
1. ). The extent of this effect is difficult to gauge because these organisms were likely depleted de·plete
tr.v. de·plet·ed, de·plet·ing, de·pletes
To decrease the fullness of; use up or empty out.
[Latin d over many years. Some of this impact, such as the entanglement of birds in fishing nets, is inadvertent, but some is intentional in·ten·tion·al
1. Done deliberately; intended: an intentional slight. See Synonyms at voluntary.
2. Having to do with intention. . These include activities directed at particular species (e.g., siluk) and continued use of poison for fishing. Excessive harvest of forest products for fishing use may also contribute to adverse effects of fishing on DSNP habitat. The harvest of rattan for making fish traps A fishtrap is a trap resembling a fishing weir or a lobster trap. It consists of a frame of thick steel wire, usually in the shape of a heart, with chicken wire stretched around it. The mesh wraps around the frame and then tapers into the inside of the trap. (and for other uses) is one example of human induced induced /in·duced/ (in-dldbomacst´)
1. produced artificially.
2. produced by induction.
adj artificially caused to occur.
induction. changes to DSNP flora (Peters 1993, 1994, 1995a, 1995b).
More general impacts associated with human activity affect wildlife park habitats. The major activities of this type are fire (Luttrell Luttrell can refer to: People
Fishery and Park Management Starting Points
Of primary importance for park protection and better fishery management is the need to limit the number of people living within the park. Resources are limited, and an increasing human population has adverse effects on wildlife and habitat. The sensitivity of this issue prevents government agencies and NGOs from discussing it seriously. The first step toward limiting the number of residents could be to provide current residents with exclusive rights to live within the park and use rights for specified park resources. Residence permits might be issued in several forms (Table 8). In exchange for residence and use rights recipients could be obligated ob·li·gate
tr.v. ob·li·gat·ed, ob·li·gat·ing, ob·li·gates
1. To bind, compel, or constrain by a social, legal, or moral tie. See Synonyms at force.
2. To cause to be grateful or indebted; oblige. to abide by To stand to; to adhere; to maintain.
See also: Abide conservation regulations developed by their community in cooperation with appropriate agencies.
For better management of the park, it is essential that existing information be supplemented with a better understanding of the biology and ecology ecology, study of the relationships of organisms to their physical environment and to one another. The study of an individual organism or a single species is termed autecology; the study of groups of organisms is called synecology. of fish. Information needed includes that about spawning periods, potential and actual maximum size, age, growth rates Growth Rates
The compounded annualized rate of growth of a company's revenues, earnings, dividends, or other figures.
Remember, historically high growth rates don't always mean a high rate of growth looking into the future. , size and age at maturity, and migration patterns. In addition, discovery of significant behavioral behavioral
pertaining to behavior.
see psychomotor seizure. traits (such as special feeding or spawning requirements, and migratory behavior Migratory behavior
Regularly occurring, oriented seasonal movements of individuals of many animal species. The term migration is used to refer to a diversity of animal movements, ranging from short-distance dispersal and one-way migration to round-trip ) would be important for fishery management.
A Suggested Framework for Cooperative Management of Fisheries within DSNP
Although few effective means of governmental fishery regulation and enforcement exist at DSNP, this need is fulfilled ful·fill also ful·fil
tr.v. ful·filled, ful·fill·ing, ful·fills also ful·fils
1. To bring into actuality; effect: fulfilled their promises.
2. , to a limited extent, by a system of village-level rules regarding fishing access, sites, and types of gear. These rules tend to be based on the perceived amount of fish available and on the relation between available fishing locations and village population. In some cases specific gear types are not allowed or certain types of fish cannot be captured. Local regulations form core of management ideas around which more comprehensive regulations can be structured. Comments about village-level fishery regulations can be found in Anon (1993) and Sinaga (1994a, b). Nevertheless, an effective management strategy can only evolve if rules are coordinated among all villages.
Basis of Cooperative Management
The existence of village level management leads to an overall strategy for fishery management. By building on existing management, mangers could incorporate both fishery and conservation needs. Ostrom (1990) believes that if certain "design principles" are met the likelihood of successful long-term Long-term
Three or more years. In the context of accounting, more than 1 year.
1. Of or relating to a gain or loss in the value of a security that has been held over a specific length of time. Compare short-term. local management of a common property resource will be enhanced. Table 8 shows Ostrom's eight design principles with the authors perception of the status of each principle at DSNP and probable actions needed to bring the DSNP situation into line with the principles. In the case of DSNP such design principles would be best applied within a conservation framework, and suggestions for such a framework appear at the bottom of Table 8.
Primary among actions needed to increase the likelihood of success of local management of the fishery resource is the need to formally recognize rights of local people to use and manage their resources.
There is a need to define the extent of the fishery resource for which management rights are recognized. Because fish leave the park during the dry season there is a reasonable concern that management only within the park is inadequate. However, fishing outside the park seems less important, and the Kapuas river channel is not suitable for many types of fishing. It may be sufficient to define the resource as the fishery within DSNP boundaries.
The ability of the people to make reasonable rules about their fishery needs to be strengthened. Although local people make rules at the village level there is no park-wide mechanism for making fishing rules and such a mechanism should be implemented.
Enforcement of regulations is necessary. Ideally most enforcement will be via peer pressure and cooperation. Nevertheless, sanctions of some sort must apply to those who violate agreed regulations. Presently village level sanctions exist with local police being called in if necessary. Evidence indicates that this approach needs to be strengthened by giving local regulations a firm legal status.
Better information about biology and ecology of fishes would be helpful for management, yet this is not available for many DSNP species. Local knowledge is one source of information. This can be supplemented with scientific studies. Of particular concern is knowledge from both sources related to breeding, migration, and growth of important fish species.
Within a Conservation Framework
For successful management of DSNP the locally managed fishery must be incorporated into the overall conservation framework. Local rules for fishery management should also comply with a set of conservation rules designed to protect DSNP and its biota biota /bi·o·ta/ (bi-o´tah) all the living organisms of a particular area; the combined flora and fauna of a region.
The flora and fauna of a region. . One essential is that the conservation rules be clarified, formalized for·mal·ize
tr.v. for·mal·ized, for·mal·iz·ing, for·mal·iz·es
1. To give a definite form or shape to.
a. To make formal.
b. , and disseminated disseminated /dis·sem·i·nat·ed/ (-sem´i-nat?ed) scattered; distributed over a considerable area.
Spread over a large area of a body, a tissue, or an organ. so that people know what they are. Very probably local people need to discuss these rules, their timetable “Schedule” redirects here. For other uses, see Schedule (disambiguation).
A timetable or schedule is an organized list or schedule, usually set out in tabular form, providing information about a series of arranged events: in particular, the time at which for implementation, and possible exceptions. (34)
A second link between successful management of DSNP and fishery management is the need to stabilize stabilize
See peg. and decrease the human population of the park. This issue can be linked to the idea of prior resource rights if a reasonable formula can be established to determine which people have prior rights to the DSNP fishery. In addition to the permit system suggested above, which can be implemented over many years, more consideration should be given to improving economic opportunities public facilities in villages outside DSNP so people have more incentive to move or remain there.
A third step toward cooperative management of DSNP and the fishery is to provide an assurance to local people that benefits which might result from better management of DSNP will go to people who had prior resource use rights. For example, programs for eco-tourism eco-tourism n → turismo verde or ecológico
eco-tourism n → écotourisme m
eco-tourism n → should be arranged so that local people, rather than outsiders, are employed. Nevertheless, this approach should avoid representing the primary role of DSNP as a source of income, but income which may derive from the park in the course of good conservation management should, as a first priority, go to people who have prior resource use rights.
APPENDIX A COMMON AND SCIENTIFIC NAMES OF FISHES MENTIONED IN THE TEXT, TABLES OR FIGURES. (ADAPTED FROM WIDJANARTI 1996). IN ORDER BY COMMON NAME. ALSO SEE TABLE 6. Common Names Used in Text Alternate Names Family Bantak Cyprinidae Bauk ketup Bauk pipih Cyprinidae Bauk tadung Cyprinidae Baung Baung kuning Bagridae Belantau Timah-timah Cyprinidae Belida Belida labuan Notopteridae Biawan Bawan Tambakan Helostomatidae Bilis Clupeidae Bubuk Cyprinidae Buin Engkaras Kempras Cyprinidae Buin Buing Cyprinidae Delak Gabus Telak Channidae Duara Juara Sadarin Pangasiidae Emperas Engkaras Mata merah Cyprinidae Engkadik Langli Pansek Cobitidae Engkarit Karit Cyprinidae Engkarit Karit Cyprinidae Engkarit Cyprinidae Entukan Lumo Cyprinidae Jelawat Cyprinidae Kapas Lumbut Cyprinidae Kelabau Kelabau padi Cyprinidae Kelabau putih=kebali Kebali batu Kebali Cyprinidae Kelampak Entebuloh Cyprinidae Kelik Lele Clariidae Kelik Kelih Clariidae Kelik Duri Clariidae Kerandang Channidae Ketutuk Bekutut Betutut Eleotrididae Ketutung Batang buro Cyprinidae Lais bangah Lais jungang Siluridae Lais butu Lais pendek mulut Limpok Siluridae Lais empang Siluridae Lais jungang Lai' jungang Siluridae Langkung Adung Dungan Cyprinidae Menyadin Cyprinidae Menyadin Riu' Cyprinidae Nuayang tebal Nuajang Riu' pate' Schilbidae Nuayang tipis Nuajang Riu' pate' Schilbidae Patik / baung Baung Baung putih Bagridae Rik ( or Ri') Baung Bagridae Ringau Ringan Datnioididae Rita' (or Ritak) Cyprinidae Runtuk Channidae Runtuk Gabus cina Channidae Seluang * Enseluai bujur Seluang bujur Cyprinidae Seluang batu Enselual batu Tulum Cyprinidae Seluang buluh Cyprinidae Seluang engkrunyuk Pantau bana Seluang minyak Cyprinidae Seluang hantu Seluang batu Seluang merah Cyprinidae Siluk Arowana Kayangan Osteoglossidae Tapah Siluridae Tebirin Siluridae Temunit Ikan arang Kak' Cyprinidae Tengadak (=suain) Cyprinidae Tengalan Cyprinidae Toman Anak toman Gabus tobang Channidae Ulang uli Enterbiring Ikan macan Cobitidae Umpan Cyprinidae Used in Text Genus Species Bantak Osteochilus microcephalus Bauk ketup Thynnichthys polyepis Bauk tadung Labiobarbus Ocellalus Baung Mystus planiceps Belantau Macrochirichthys macrochirus Belida Chitala lopis synonyms: (Notopterus borneensis) (Notopterus chitala) Biawan Helostoma temminckii Bilis Clupeichthys bleekeri Bubuk Neobarynotus microlepis Buin Cyclocheilichthys armatus Buin Cyclocheilichthys repason Delak Channa striata Duara Pangasius Polyuranodon Emperas Cyclocheilichthys apogon Engkadik Botia hymenophysa Engkarit Osteochilus parlilineatus Engkarit Puntius eugrammus Engkarit Puntius lineatus Entukan Thynnichthys thynnoides Jelawat Leptobarbis hoevenii Kapas Rohteichthys microlepis Kelabau Osteochilus melanopleura Kelabau putih=kebali Osteochilus schlegelii Kelampak Parachela oxygastroides Kelik Clarias batrachus Kelik Clarias leiacanthus Kelik Clarias meladerma Kerandang Channa pleuropthalmus Ketutuk Oxyeleotris marmorata Ketutung Balantiocheilos melanopterus Lais bangah Kryptopterus micronema Lais butu Ompok hypophthalmus Lais empang Kryptopterus/Ompok not known Lais jungang Kryptopterus apogon Langkung Hampala macrolepidota Menyadin Osteochilus intermedius Menyadin Osteochilus triporos Nuayang tebal Pseudeutropius brachypopterus Nuayang tipis Pseudeutropius moolenburghae Patik / baung Mystus nemurus Rik ( or Ri') Mystus micracanthus Ringau Datnoides (Coius) microlepis Rita' (or Ritak) Rasbora pauciperforata Runtuk Channa bankanensis Runtuk Channa lucius Seluang * Rasbora agryrotaenia Seluang batu Paracrossochilus vittatus Seluang buluh Rasbora borneensis Seluang engkrunyuk Rasbora trilineata Seluang hantu Epatzeorhynchos kalopterus Siluk Scleropages formosus Tapah Wallago leeri Tebirin Belodontichthys dinema Temunit Labeo chrysophekadion Tengadak (=suain) Barbodes schwanenfeldii Tengalan Puntioplites balu Toman Channa micropeltes Ulang uli Botia macracanthus Umpan Puntioplites waandersil * Note: A number of other Cyprinid species share the common name Seluang.
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Figure 21 Catch composition by fishing gear type for the revised catch estimate. Estimated Contribution of Each Gear Type to Total Catch Small Mesh Gillnets 16% Medium Mesh Gillnets 2% Large Mesh Gillnets 2% Small Set Hooks 6% Medium Set Hooks 3% Large Set Hooks 5% Hand-lines 1% Small Mesh Cast Nets 5% Medium Mesh Cast Nets 11% Large Mesh Cast Nets 2% Jermal 9% Cylindrical Rattan Traps 22% Rectangular Rattan Traps) 11% (Pengilar etc) Keli Traps 2% Seruak 1% Dip and Lift Nets 2% Note: Table made from pie chart
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Table 1 Villages and number of families sampled during two fishing gear ownership surveys. Data for 1995 reported in Aglionby (1995). Number of Families Sampled Village 1993 Survey 1995 Survey Genting 26 Kenelang 55 10 L. Pengael 10 Lanjak 10 Leboyan 37 Ng. Sauk 17 P. Majang 61 10 Pega 10 Pemerak 10 Pengembung 41 Samar 33 Sekentut 50 Sekulat 53 Semangit 10 Sengkarut 14 Sumbuk 37 Tekenang 18 Tempurau 10 Temukup 10 Tengkidap 10 Total 442 100 Table 2 Comparison of numbers of fishing gears per family within DSNP based on two fishing gear surveys. Gear Type 1993 Survey 1995 Survey n=442 families n=100 families Jermal 0.21 0.28 Rattan Traps 7.68 * 5.00 Small lift nets 1.07 0.80 hooks 413 466 gill nets (bals) 7.89 8.30 ** cast nets 2.61 2.81 canoes 2.03 2.50 outboard motor 0.57 0.81 houseboat 0.31 0.56 Notes: * The 1992-3 survey distinguished between several types of traps. The number shown here is the total of "bubu" (1.94) and "pengilar" (5.74). ** The 1995 survey recorded 16.6 gill nets per family. Since each "bal" of netting is usually divided lengthwise into two nets, the 16.6 nets are assumed to represent 8.3 bals per family. Table 3 Coding used during gear use surveys. Code Statement About Gear Use Clarification on Forms Not used in this village Never used 1 Not used during this season Used, but not during the month or 2 season under discussion Used almost every day during Used more than 21 days per month 3 this month / season Often used during this month / Used fewer than 21 days but more 4 season than 13 days per month Seldom used during this month Used fewer than 13 days but more 5 season than 6 days per month Very seldom used during this Used fewer than 6 days per month 6 month / season Percent Use Statement About Gear Use Used in Calculations Not used in this village not included Not used during this season 0 Used almost every day during 85 this month / season Often used during this month / 55 season Seldom used during this month 29 season Very seldom used during this 9 month / season Table 4 Grouping of months into seasons as used during fishing gear use survey. Season Months Included Rising Water, Start of High Water October, November High Water December, January, February, March Beginning of the Dry Season April, May, June Dry Season July, August, September Table 5 Grouping of villages used in calculation of fishing gear use percentages. Area Village Number of Families Kapuas Nibung (not used in calculations) Piasak Suhaid Lower Tawang Sumbuk 37 (and Tengkidap) Tengkidap 40 Upper Tawang Kenelang 83 Pemerak 20 Pengembung 42 Tekenang 16 Majang Belibis Panjang 40 Pulau Majang 155 Radai 30 Mid Lubuk Lawah 20 Lubuk Pengael 27 Sambar 40 Temukup 19 Belitung Bekuan 47 Lubuk Mawang 15 Pega 80 Pungau 78 Sekulat 127 Laboyan Leboyan 95 Meliau 30 Semalah 63 Semangit 46
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Table 7 Types of fish reported as rare by DSNP fisherfolk. Based on field notes, especially discussions with fishermen in Nanga Kenelang, 5 November 1992. siluk (=arowana) Very high price and resulting intensive fishing has almost exterminated this species from the wild. bubuk (=paku) Also reported as rare by Gielsen (1987) large jelawat (those over 3 kg) Large specimens are very uncommon. Widely cultivated. Not endangered but no longer an important component of the fishery. pilam Still present but no longer numerous. ketutung Fisher now consider these extremely rare, but were formerly abundant. They are no longer caught, and were not reported in our catches. None reported by Kottelat (1993) or Widjanarti (1996). However, Giesen reported this species as abundant in 1987. kapas Reported by fishermen as less abundant than in years past. However, this species was listed on over 200 (5%) of our forms, and the sizes caught do not indicate any obvious problems. Table 8 Suggested types of residence permits for DSNP. The concept of residence permits, and a target park human population, may have to come from outside the DSNP community, but the actual details of its implementation should come from the villagers themselves. Suggested Permit Purpos Time Permanent stay to be issued To provide a fixed No time long-term residents only (have long-term DSWR residents DSWR more than 8 the assurance that stay within Limited stay for persons To give shorter term 3 to 5 have lived within DSWR only an opportunity to (not years (have lived in DSWR 3 DSWR for a limited years) years Temporary for other To provide a legal 1 to 5 term residents (have lived persons to carry out Renewable reserve less than 3 years) traditional activities year but who traditionally have reserve. Should limite to renewable reserve for fishing or other those people who year management purposes, traditionally had access to purposes are in agreement resource plan Design Principles for Collective Management of a Common Property Resource (adapted from Ostrom 1990) Current DSNP Situation 1. Clear boundaries and At present villagers within membership: People who DSNP do not have participate in the harvest and recognized exclusive rights management of resources are to fish, but do have local clearly identified. Boundaries rules which usually require of the resource are also outsiders to have clearly defined. permission to fish within a village area. For each village a specific "work area" is recognized. However, there are ties between many villages and their "parent villages" outside the park along the Kapuas. It is possible that peple from these Kapuas towns might also claim park resources. Others traditionally fish within the park. In addition, there have been some statements from higher officials that the park's fishery is open to everyone. Although villagers tend to recognize a need for overall fishery resource management, their current resource control mechanism extends only to each village's "work area." In addition, fish migrate out of the park and are subject to fishing by "outsiders" during the dry season, However, villagers seem to accept this fact. Note: In some ways the fishing area can be viewed as the collectively managed resource. Nevertheless, rules related to management of the fish resource itself are necessary. 2. Congruent rules: Operational Rules developed in each village are rules about how the resource is specific to that village's needs. used are related to local However, because fish migrate, conditions. In general those rules for the whole area are who use more of the resource needed, but do not exist. Village should expend more time money level rules differ or effort. among villages. Villagers' (and managers') understanding of fish populations is limited. Consequently current understanding may not be sufficient for making appropriate rules. Rules are generally equally applied to all people. There may be tendencies for those with more money to have more gear, but fishing sites seem to be allocated fairly (e.g., by lottery, rotation). 3. Collective choice arrangements: Villagers currently are involved People who are actually with making village level rules involved in using the resource regarding fish catching and have an opportunity to modify fishing site allocation. There the rules governing resource also seem to be inter-village use. mechanisms regarding the rules related to each village's work area. Above the village level there are no such arrangements, although they are essential for good management of the fishery. 4. Monitoring: Users of the People in these villages generally resource are responsible for know what is being done by their monitoring the use of the neighbors. Monitoring is done by resource, either directly or the fishers themselves, at least indirectly. at the village level. 5. Graduated sanctions: There is a Most villages have fines or other series of gradually increasing measures to punish violators punishments for violation of within the village work area. the rules. These depend on the However, there are no mechanisms seriousness and the context for park wide rule making or of the offence. sanctions. 6. Conflict resolution mechanisms: This approach may be available at Some sort of arrangement is the village level. necessary to discuss and resolve conflicts and disagreements that will arise. Nevertheless, disagreements exist resulting from different rules in different villages (e.g., use of jermal, poison, gillnets), and there does not seem to be an effective mechanism, within the resource management context, to resolve these disagreements. Such disputes sometimes are brought to local police or government officials. 7. Recognized rights to organize: Normally external authorities do External authorities do not not interfere with village level interfere with the resource regulations. However, this may be users right to devise their own merely due to a lack of interest rules. on the part of the external authorities. Sometimes, however, external authorities make rules or suggestions for rules which indicate that they do not formally recognize the village level regulations. 8. Nested units: For more complex There is no specific organization resource systems a system for made up of resource users above developing management rules at the village level. several levels might be necessary. Note: Five sub-districts (Kecamatan) form the next higher legal entity above the village level. However, use of these as resource management units may divide rather than unite the DSNP villages. Neverthe- less their cooperation is needed. Design Principles for Collective Management of a Common Property Resource (adapted from Ostrom 1990) Needed Actions 1. Clear boundaries and Work toward establishment of membership: People who exclusive rights of DSNP participate in the harvest and villagers to fish within the management of resources are context of a minimum set clearly identified. Boundaries of conservation rules. of the resource are also clearly defined. Clarify other possible clain park fishery resources and attempt to strengthen claims of villages within the park. Work to assure that officials at various levels recognize the claims of DSNP villagers on the fishery resource (within the conservation framework). See actions under Number 8 Examine the relative effects of fishing within and outside the park. If necessary implement rules at a level which includes areas outside the park. (see item 8) 2. Congruent rules: Operational Work toward improved understanding rules about how the resource is of the need for fishery used are related to local management over the entire conditions. In general those researve and surrounding area. who use more of the resource Also see Numbers 3 and 8. should expend more time money or effort. Examine and improve villagers' information about biology and ecology of fish populations so that information can be incorporated into local rules. Use their information and new information to assist them in formulating fishery rules. Encourage the idea that any new limiations (for example fishing gear limitations) should affect villagers in a equivable way. 3. Collective choice arrangements: Encourage the continuation and People who are actually improvement of this system. involved in using the resource Encourage the recognition of it have an opportunity to modify as the fishery management system the rules governing resource (within the conservation use. framework). Assist in the establishment of arrangements to encourage park wide (and perhaps wider) rules regarding fish catching. See actions under number 8. 4. Monitoring: Users of the Work to improve monitoring resource are responsible for abilities to include inter- monitoring the use of the village cooperation. resource, either directly or indirectly. 5. Graduated sanctions: There is a Establish a park wide system of series of gradually increasing sanctions for park wide rules. punishments for violation of These can probably be monitored the rules. These depend on the at the village level since most seriousness and the context fishing occurs within each of the offence. village work area. 6. Conflict resolution mechanisms: Some sort of arrangement is necessary to discuss and resolve conflicts and disagreements that will arise. Establish, or improve existing, conflict resolution mechanisms, especially those for solving inter-village conflicts if they should arise. 7. Recognized rights to organize: External authorities do not interfere with the resource users right to devise their own rules. Assure that village and park level regulations, and rights to modify them, are officially acknowledged (within the framework of conservation rules). 8. Nested units: For more complex It is essential to help villagers resource systems a system for establish fishery management developing management rules at units above the village level. several levels might be necessary. These should be established at two (or three) levels: 1) groups of adjacent villages, 2) the whole DSNP, and perhaps 3) the DSNP plus surrounding villages where fishing is important. Work to assure that higher level mechanisms operate to unite park villages in their management of the fishery (for example across Kecamatan boundaries). Table 9 Actions needed at DSNP in relation to management of the fishery as a locally managed common property resource. Suggested Needs for Current DSNP Situation Collective Management within a Conservation Area 1. Clearly defined rules and Although many conservation requirements for conser- regulations exist, virtually vation (approved by none are enforced except conservation authorities) perhaps in the case of large within which fishery (and scale violations. other resource) rules can be formulated by resource users. Residents are generally aware of the status of the area as a wildlife park. They are also reasonably aware of the overall goals of conservation, Nevertheless, villagers have only been given-a general idea as to what is expected of them in terms of conservation, 2. The number of people living The DSNP population has in a conservation area grown by over 40 percent should be limited and, over in the past 10 years. time, should be reduced. 3. Benefits which might This is the de-facto situation at accompany conservation present. However, there is activity (e.g., better fishing currently no formal eco-tourism) should go to arrangement for these those who had prior rights. resource rights. 4. Arrangements for special There is no formal recognition rights within the park, need of such rights, although to incorporate a clear most parties seem to agree statement of who has such to this idea in principle. rights, what those right are, and by what process they might be modified. Suggested Needs for Needed Actions Collective Management within a Conservation Area 1. Clearly defined rules and There is a need to formally requirements for conser- incorporate conservation vation (approved by rules into the fishery conservation authorities) regulations of the park within which fishery (and fishery management other resource) rules can be program. formulated by resource users. There is a need to continue awareness programs related to conservation goals, and to incorporate conservation enforcement into the fishery management package. Conservation rules need to be formulated and will, necessarily include some restrictions on fishing methods. Fishery management rules created by resource users need to recognize these. 2. The number of people living There is a serious need to in a conservation area stabilize the population of should be limited and, over the park. A system of(a time, should be reduced. fixed number) of residence permits is suggested. 3. Benefits which might There is a need to establish a accompany conservation system to determine, and activity (e.g., better fishing prioritize, any prior rights eco-tourism) should go to to park resources. those who had prior resource rights. Even though rights to certain resources may need to be limited by rules of the conservation framework, those with previous rights should have priority in receiving any benefits which might come from the protected area. 4. Arrangements for special Individuals and groups having rights within the park, need special rights should be to incorporate a clear identified and their special statement of who has such rights within the park rights, what those right formalized and recognized. are, and by what process they might be modified.
(1.) Throughout this report I have used fish names commonly used at DSNP. See Appendix A for the corresponding scientific names.
(2.) The exact number of families varies with season, and is also dependent on the extent of the area under discussion (see footnote Text that appears at the bottom of a page that adds explanation. It is often used to give credit to the source of information. When accumulated and printed at the end of a document, they are called "endnotes." 5).
(3.) Culture techniques have made "domestic" siluk available to the market. Nevertheless, even though it is illegal to capture siluk from the wild, few fishermen would pass up the chance to capture and sell one, even at the reduced price of several hundred US dollars.
(4.) The fish raised in cages are initially captured from the wild, as juveniles, as is the fish fed to them.
(5.) An additional complication complication /com·pli·ca·tion/ (kom?pli-ka´shun)
1. disease(s) concurrent with another disease.
2. occurrence of several diseases in the same patient.
n. is that the area comprising DSNP has changed. At the time the fishery surveys were started (1992) the park covered 80,000 ha. When fishery data was first being analyzed an·a·lyze
tr.v. an·a·lyzed, an·a·lyz·ing, an·a·lyz·es
1. To examine methodically by separating into parts and studying their interrelations.
2. Chemistry To make a chemical analysis of.
3. the park had been expanded to 120,000 ha. Data herein are most representative of the original 80,000 ha where most fishing takes place, and may not adequately describe fishing activity in other parts of the park.
(6.) The term "gill net set" refers to a connected group of gill nets placed, and left to fish, at one location. These may include several pieces of netting of different mesh sizes.
(7.) The sizes of gillnets used in DSNP are generally referred to by their stretch mesh size in inches (inci). Stretch measure is the distance between corners of a single mesh when the mesh is pulled diagonally corner to corner.
(8.) Unfortunately, samples were not obtained during the same period in 1993.
(9.) Based on 841 records, not including records for which hook size was not recorded.
(10.) Considerable difficulty was encountered with the data from hook gears because of a lack of standardization standardization
In industry, the development and application of standards that make it possible to manufacture a large volume of interchangeable parts. Standardization may focus on engineering standards, such as properties of materials, fits and tolerances, and drafting of the fishing gear information entered on the data forms. Sometimes the number of hooks was entered, and sometimes the number unit of fishing gear units (usually called "rols") was entered. In a few cases both the number of hooks and the number of rols was recorded, and this information was used to calculate the number of hooks used for those records which had no information for number of hooks. However the number of hooks per rol varied with the gear type and location. Also, even in cases when the number of hooks was recorded on the data form, that number is an estimate provided by the fisher.
(11.) Only 57 trips made by fisherfolk using large mesh cast nets were sampled limiting the analysis of data from this gear type.
(12.) The Selimbau Fisheries Office reported (in 1992) that there was a limit of 177 jermal, and that permits from the Fisheries Office were required, but that in 1991 there were 186 jermal in the Selimbau sub-regeancy (kecamatan) as well as 377 within the Kapuas Hulu regeancy (kabupaten). (Author's field notes 24 September 1992).
(13.) Including temilar and similar rectangular traps.
(14.) It was not possible to record the catch from each trap separately because each fisher does not keep the catch from each trap separate.
(15.) Numbers of jelawat caught were recorded for only 23 trips, and this figure is based primarily on 22 trips sampled in December 1994.
(16.) Of the six park sub-areas, three (the mid section, the Belitung section and the upper Tawang section) reported using tabung in December and January.
(17.) Of these trips 97 included data regarding the weight of the catch and 104 included number of ulang uli caught.
(18.) Based on the author's field observations in 1992 while living in Nanga Pengembung and supported by record keeping by villagers there (personal communication, Carol Golfer).
(19.) This was done using the "solver" function of the Microsoft Excel (tool) Microsoft Excel - A spreadsheet program from Microsoft, part of their Microsoft Office suite of productivity tools for Microsoft Windows and Macintosh. Excel is probably the most widely used spreadsheet in the world.
Latest version: Excel 97, as of 1997-01-14. spreadsheet spreadsheet
Computer software that allows the user to enter columns and rows of numbers in a ledgerlike format. Any cell of the ledger may contain either data or a formula that describes the value that should be inserted therein based on the values in other cells. program.
(20.) The adjustment factors used for these months were: Nov, 0.29; Dec, 0.37; Jan, 0.37; Feb, 0.48. The adjustment for all other months was 0.81.
(21.) Giesen (1987: 184) reported that many villages are fairly recent, but that others. were established in the 1800's or earlier. lie notes also that the populations of the larger villages grew rapidly during the 1980s, and Aglionby (1995) reported that the permanent population of the park had grown 40% in the last 10 years.
(22.) These 48 common names include 56 species names.
(23.) Data collectors were asked to recorded the largest, smallest, and "normal" size of fish in each catch.
(24.) This is an arbitrary Irrational; capricious.
The term arbitrary describes a course of action or a decision that is not based on reason or judgment but on personal will or discretion without regard to rules or standards. value, but is based on the idea that fish might start breeding at sizes as small as perhaps 0.4 times the maximum length. If the average size in the catch is 0.35 [L.sub.max], then some fish will have a chance to breed even if fishing is intense.
(25.) Protected by Ministerial Done under the direction of a supervisor; not involving discretion or policymaking.
Ministerial describes an act or a function that conforms to an instruction or a prescribed procedure. It connotes obedience. Decree decree, in law, decision of a suit in a court of equity. It is the counterpart in equity of the judgment in a court of law, although in those jurisdictions where law and equity have merged, judgment is sometimes used to include both. : Kep. Ment p. p. 1.
p. p. os> of Menge. . Per. No. 7l6/Kpts/Um/10/l980.
(26.) Attempts to increase the value of other harvested products must be coupled with initiatives carefully manage the resource in question. In this regard particular attention should be paid to siluk, belida, ketutuk, ulang uli.
(27.) Giesen (1987) in a thorough study of the DSNP area did not discuss toman culture. Apparently toman culture was not important at that time.
(28.) There are approximately 1,500 toman cages each stocked with Adj. 1. stocked with - furnished with more than enough; "rivers well stocked with fish"; "a well-stocked store"
furnished, equipped - provided with whatever is necessary for a purpose (as furniture or equipment or authority); "a furnished apartment"; 750 or more fish giving a total of about 1,125,000 fish being raised. Perhaps 67% of these cages are restocked with new fish each year requiring perhaps 750,000 toman fingerlings per year.
(29.) This is also partly due to the fact that toman smaller than about 3 cm do not survive well in captivity.
(30.) Author's field notes 5 September 1992, Nanga Pengembung.
(31.) The requirement is also a source of income for the fisheries department.
(32.) Additional amounts of small-mesh netting was used in combination with larger meshes, but the ratio of mesh sizes in the mixed nets is not known.
(33.) Prior to the very dry 1997 dry season.
(34.) For example, the important fish species belida is protected under Indonesian law and accordingly should not be harvested. Nevertheless it is harvested within DSNP, and it would be sensible to allow its harvest to continue. However, this "permission" could be linked to rules suggested to the local people/managers which would provide improved management for belida.
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1992 Alat ALAT Alanine Aminotransferase
ALAT Aviation Legere de l'Armee de Terre
ALAT Advanced Load Address Table (Intel IA-64)
ALAT Alanin Aminotransferase
ALAT Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician
ALAT American Lung Association of Texas penangkapan ikan di perairan umum Kalimantan Barat
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1993 Minutes of meeting held with fisherfolk on 3 May 1993. Attached report within Dudley and Golfer, Quarterly Report, July 1993. AWB See House Air Waybill. .
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1993a Terrestrial Dealing with the earth. See terrestrial link. vegetable vegetable, term originally used for any plant, now the name for many food plants, most of them annuals, and for their edible parts. There is no clear botanical distinction between vegetables and fruits. gardens in Nanga Pengembung and Bukit Tekenang (Study 1) (June 1993). Attached report within Dudley and Colfer, Quarterly Report, July 1993. AWB.
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1993b Floating gardens. Bukit Tekenang and Nanga Pengembung (Study 2) (June 1993). Attached report within Dudley and Golfer, Quarterly Report, July 1993. AWB.
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1993c A record keeping study of terrestrial gardening in Wong n. 1. A field. Garai Garay or Garai (Croatian and Serbian: Gorjanski) were a noble family in the Kingdom of Hungary, a branch of the Dorozsma (Duružmić) clan, with notable members in the 14th and 15th centuries. , Nanga Pengembung and Empaik (Study 3) (June 1993). Attached report within Dudley and Colfer, Quarterly Report, July 1993. AWB.
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1993d Rice cultivation cultivation, tilling or manipulation of the soil, done primarily to eliminate weeds that compete with crops for water and nutrients. Cultivation may be used in crusted soils to increase soil aeration and infiltration of water; it may also be used to move soil to or among the Iban of Wong Garai (Study 4) (June 1993). Attached report within Dudley and Colfer, Quarterly Report, July 1993. AWB.
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1993e Use of forest products in three communities: a preliminary view (Study 7) (June 1993). Attached report within Dudley and Golfer, Quarterly Report, July 1993. AWB.
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1987 The fisheries statistics system of Java Java (jä`və), island (1990 pop. 107,525,520), c.51,000 sq mi (132,090 sq km), Indonesia, S of Borneo, from which it is separated by the Java Sea, and SE of Sumatra across Sunda Strait. , Indonesia: operational realities in a developing country. Aquaculture aquaculture, the raising and harvesting of fresh- and saltwater plants and animals. The most economically important form of aquaculture is fish farming, an industry that accounts for an ever increasing share of world fisheries production. and Fisheries Management Fisheries management is today often referred to as a governmental system of management rules based on defined objectives and a mix of management means to implement the rules, which is put in place by a system of monitoring control and surveillance (MCS). 18:365-374.
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1993 Cage culture of ikan toman (Channa micropeltes): a possible problem for natural fisheries. Attached report within Dudley and Colfer, Quarterly Report, June 1993.
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1995 The flooded forests & blackwater Blackwater, river, c.100 mi (161 km) long, rising in Co. Kerry, SW Republic of Ireland. It flows east through the dairy region of Co. Cork and Co. Waterford before turning abruptly south and entering the Atlantic Ocean at Youghal Bay. Salmon and trout are caught in the river. lakes of Danau Sentarum Wildlife Park, West Kalimantan, Indonesia. UK-Indonesia Tropical Forestry forestry, the management of forest lands for wood, water, wildlife, forage, and recreation. Because the major economic importance of the forest lies in wood and wood products, forestry has been chiefly concerned with timber management, especially reforestation, Management Project: Project 5-Conservation. Draft Report for Work Plan Activity B.1.1, Section A : Rapid Appraisal of Flora and Habitats. AWB (Indonesia)-AWB (Malaysia Malaysia (məlā`zhə), independent federation (2005 est. pop. 23,953,000), 128,430 sq mi (332,633 sq km), Southeast Asia. The official capital and by far the largest city is Kuala Lumpur; Putrajaya is the adminstrative capital. )-IPT, University of Malaya The University of Malaya (or Universiti Malaya in Malay; commonly abbreviated as UM) is the oldest university in Malaysia, and is situated on a 750 acre (3.0 km²) campus in southwest Kuala Lumpur, the capital city. , Malaysia.
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1996 Technical interactions in tropical floodplain fisheries of south and south-east Asia South-East Asia n → le Sud-Est asiatique
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1995 Pemanfaatan tumbuhan obat oleh Oleh may refer to:
1994 A hydrological hy·drol·o·gy
The scientific study of the properties, distribution, and effects of water on the earth's surface, in the soil and underlying rocks, and in the atmosphere. model of the upper Kapuas River and the Lake Sentarum wildlife park. PHPA-AWB.
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1994 A hydrological model of the Danau Sentarum floodplain lakes. Paper presented at the International Conference on Tropical Limnology limnology
Subdiscipline of hydrology that concerns the study of fresh waters, specifically lakes and ponds (both natural and manmade), including their biological, physical, and chemical aspects. , 4-8 July, Salatiga Salatiga is a city in Central Java, Indonesia, located between the cities of Semarang and Surakarta. It sits at the foot of Mount Merbabu (3,142 m) and Mount Telomoyo, and has a relatively cool climate due to its elevated position. , Central Java Central Java (Indonesian: Provinsi Jawa Tengah) is a province of Indonesia. The administrative capital is Semarang. It is one of the six provinces of the island of Java. Central Java is both a political entity and a cultural concept. , Indonesia. AWB.
1993 Technical report on the fishes of Danau Sentarum Wildlife Park and the Kapuas Lakes area, Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia. AWB.
1995 Four new species of fishes from the middle Kapuas basin, Indonesian Borneo Borneo (bôr`nēō'), island (1990 pop. 9,102,906), c.287,000 sq mi (743,330 sq km), largest of the Malay Archipelago and third largest island in the world, SW of the Philippines and N of Java. (Osteichthytes: Cyprinidae and Belontiidae). The Raffles Raffles
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1993 Freshwater fresh·wa·ter
1. Of, relating to, living in, or consisting of water that is not salty: freshwater fish; freshwater lakes.
2. Situated away from the sea; inland.
3. fishes of western Indonesia and Sulawesi Sulawesi (s'läwā`sē), formerly Celebes (sĕl`əbēz), island (1990 pop. 12,511,163), c. . Periplus This article is about a type of historic document. For the modern Periplus Series, see Tuttle Publishing.
A periplus (περίπλους, literally "a sailing-around' in Greek, roughly corresponding to Editions.
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1987 Ecological studies in tropical fish tropical fish
Any of various small fishes of tropical origin often kept in aquariums. They are interesting for their behaviour or showiness or both. Popular varieties include the angelfish, guppy, kissing gourami, sea horse, Siamese fighting fish, and tetra. communities (Cambridge Cambridge, city, Canada
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1994 Forest burning in Danau Sentarum Wildlife Park (preliminary report). AWB, Bukit Tekenang Field Station.
1994 Floodplain fisheries project. Biological assessment of the fisheries. Internal report to the Bath University Centre for Development Studies. Prepared by the Marine Resources Assessment Group.
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v. gov·erned, gov·ern·ing, gov·erns
1. To make and administer the public policy and affairs of; exercise sovereign authority in.
2. the commons. The evolution of institutions for collective action. Cambridge University Press.
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1993 Forest resources of the Danau Sentarum Wildlife Park: observations on the ecology, use and management potential of timber and non-timber products (Field Report I). AWB--The New York Botanical Garden For the botanical garden in Queens, see .
The New York Botanical Garden is a prestigious botanical garden in New York City. One of the premier botanical gardens in the United States, it spans some 240 acres of Bronx Park in the borough of The Bronx and is home to some of the .
1994 Forest resources of the Danau Sentarum Wildlife Park: strategies for the sustainable exploitation of timber and non-timber products (Field Report II). AWB--The New York Botanical Garden.
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1. An account of the personal experiences of an author.
2. An autobiography. Often used in the plural.
3. A biography or biographical sketch.
4. of the California Academy of Sciences The California Academy of Sciences is one of the ten largest natural history museums in the world, and one of the oldest in the United States of America. It is located in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Number 14.
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n. pl. au·gu·ries
1. The art, ability, or practice of auguring; divination.
2. A sign of something coming; an omen: . Penang Penang: see Pinang, Malaysia.
Island (pop., 2005 est.: 1,468,800), Malaysia. It lies in the Strait of Malacca off the northwestern coast of West (Peninsular) Malaysia, part of the state of Pulau Pinang. : Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) (马来西亚理科大学,理大) is a public university with a main campus in Penang, Malaysia. , School of Comparative Social Sciences.
1994a Laporan kegiatan dan hasil rapat ketua nelayan wilayah A wilāyah (Arabic: ولاية) or vilâyet (in Persian and Ottoman Turkish) is an administrative division, usually translated as "province. Suaka Margasatwa Danau Sentarum, Juni In the German, Dutch, Scandinavian, South Slavic (excluding new Croatian), and Indonesian (through Dutch) languages, the name for "June" (with some minor spelling differences), but also the name of:
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1. a running together; a meeting of streams.con´fluent
2. in embryology, the flowing of cells, a component process of gastrulation. ]. KSDA-AWB, Bukit Tekenang Field Station.
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See also CLAM.
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Under initiative of prominent society members of the West Java on 11 September 1957, Universitas Padjadjaran was established through the Government Regulation No. 37 dated 24 September 1957.
When established, the University had only 4 departments. , Bandung Bandung or Bandoeng (both: bän`dng), city (1990 pop. 2,058,122), capital of Java Barat prov., W Java, Indonesia, near the Tangkuban Prahu volcano. (September 1993).
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