Evi Apriana


This study was aimed to identify the local wisdom of Acehnese people in marine conservation. The study used qualitative research design (Qualitative Research). Methods of collecting data were direct observation on society GampongLampulo,KutaAlam sub-district of Banda Aceh and deep interview. The interviewees were Pawang Laot (Fisherman Chief) and local people.  According to observation and interview that marine conservation management in Port Lampulo has been done since a long time ago by implementing rules created by the chief to maintain marine conservation. Local wisdom in marine conservation consisted of positive and negative behaviours, obeyed rules and ignored rules, and the customary sanctions. Expenditure for weekly sailing was 5-7 millions with montly sailing expenditure was about 30-60 millions. The obstacles faced by fishermen were weather,  climate changes, high price of fossil fuel, and shallowness of fish landing sties. Improvement suggestions for government and local people are infrastructure improvements, decrease in fuel prices, and increase in welfare of fishermen


Local wisdom, marine conservation, fishermen chief, marine territory custom

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Program Studi Pendidikan Biologi

Fakultas Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan

Universitas Syiah Kuala


Jl. T. Hasan Krueng Kalee, Darussalam, Aceh 23111

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