Thursday, 25 September 2008

Purbalingga fish production contributes Rp. 66.9 billion annually

Fish production in Purbalingga reaches 6,337 ton or Rp. 66.9 billion annually. Production includes Lele fish amounting to 2,913 ton or Rp. 38 billion, Gurame 1,267 ton or Rp. 25 billion, Bawal 577 ton or Rp. 5.7 billion, and Nila 585 ton or Rp. 7 billion. “The fish is produced by 13,351 home industries managed by farmers,¨ said Purbalingga regent Triyono Budi Sasongko. However, Triyono mentioned some problems like water insufficiency, under-qualified seeds and technology, and low investment.

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