Pengaruh Pemberian Pakan yang Berbeda Terhadap Pertumbuhan Tukik Penyu Sisik (Eretmochelys imbricata) Di Konservasi Penyu Aik Batu Banyak Desa Keciput Kabupaten Belitung

The effect of different feed on the growth of the Hawksbill Turtles sea in the Aik Batu Banyak Keciput Village Belitung Regency

  • Geby Lisandari Manajemen Sumberdaya Perairan Universitas Bangka Belitung
  • Sudirman Adibrata Manajemen Sumberdaya Perairan Universitas Bangka Belitung
  • Okto Supratman Manajemen Sumberdaya Perairan Universitas Bangka Belitung


The existence of turtles have endangered, so that the efforts of  preserve population is needed to through captive breeding efforts. In conservation efforts (breeding), selection of the right feed will be affect a good growth. The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of different feed and to know the percentage level of different feed efficiency on the growth of hatchlings. This research  conducted for 8 weeks at Aik Batu Banyak of Conservation of Turtle Sea, Belitung Regency. The research method is experimental used a complete randomized design (CRD). The study  conducted 4 treatments with 3 replications. The results of the study showed that feeding different from the growth of hawksbill sea turtles have no significant or significant differences. Hawksbill turtle hatchlings which fed a mixture of 75% anchovies + 25% tamban fish produce higher values ​​of carapace length and carapace width compared to other feeds. Meanwhile, anchovy feeding produces higher hatchlings than other feeds. The length and weight relationship is negative allometric. The highest percentage level of feed efficiency in fish pond food.

Keywords: Aik Batu Banyak, Feed, Hawksbill turtle hatchlings


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