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The Potential and Attractiveness Mangrove Sylvo-ecotourism Mapping Arround Tanjungpiayu Coastal Area Batam Island

Author(s) Febrianty Lestary, Diana Azizah, Edy Akhyary, Armauliza Septiawan, Rezal Hadi Basalamah
Country Indonesia
Abstract The mangrove ecosystem in the Tanjungpiayu coastal area has protected forest status, making it the lungs of Batam City whose existence must be maintained. Therefore, it is necessary to initiate the use of mangrove environmental services in the form of Sylvo-ecotourism. This research aims to map the ecological potential and attractiveness of mangrove sylvo-ecotourism in the Tanjungpiayu coastal area, Batam City. Data collection used a survey method carried out using exploration techniques and direct observation in the field. The selection of respondents for interviews was carried out using an incidental sampling technique to provide an assessment of the beauty of the sylvo-ecotourism potential at the research location. Data analysis was carried out using qualitative descriptive methods and scenic beauty estimation. The research results found 12 types of true mangroves that grow naturally, with the dominant types being Rhizophora apiculata, Rhizophora mucronata, Rhizophora Lamarckii, Bruguiera gymnorhiza, Bruguiera cylindrica, Sonneratia alba, Avicennia marina, Xylocarpus granatum, Ceriops tagal, and Lumnitzerra litoria. The potential and attraction of mangrove sylvo-ecotourism in the Tanjungpiayau coastal area, consisting of: (1) exploring or searching for mangroves, (2) observing animals and researching aquatic biota, (3) mangrove planting, (4) tracking endemic mangrove flora, (5) ) photography or mangrove selfies, (6) bird watching, (7) canoeing, (8) fishing, and (9) mangrove culinary delights. The Tanjungpiayu mangrove sylvo-ecotourism attraction shows the highest value in mangrove browsing attractions, then fishing in the mangrove area and mangrove culinary delights.
Keywords Mangrove; Mapping; Sylvo-ecotourism; Natural attraction; Small Island.
Field Biology > Agriculture / Botany
Published In Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024
Published On 2024-01-09
Cite This The Potential and Attractiveness Mangrove Sylvo-ecotourism Mapping Arround Tanjungpiayu Coastal Area Batam Island - Febrianty Lestary, Diana Azizah, Edy Akhyary, Armauliza Septiawan, Rezal Hadi Basalamah - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i01.11397
DOI https://doi.org/10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i01.11397
Short DOI https://doi.org/gtdsdd

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