Groupers of Kwandang Bay

This guide book in Bahasa Indonesia is a compilation of photos of the groupers (Family Serranidae) in Kwandang Bay, Indonesia. It shows the diversity of this coral reef fish that is economically important not only to the country but to the Coral Triangle as well.

groupers of kwandang bay

The guide book serves as a basic tool for applying the ecosystem approach to fisheries management to this marine resource. It contains common names in the local language as well as scientific names. This reference material will help fishers, resource managers, and customs officers to properly identify groupers and monitor their abundance and catch by species. Download the PDF

Contents include the following:

  • How to distinguish groupers from other similar-shaped fishes
  • Groupers recorded from Kwandang Bay