Sustainability Status Analysis of Seaweed Cultivation (Eucheuma cottonii) in Barru Regency: Rap-Seaweed Modification Method

Analisis Status Keberlanjutan Budidaya Rumput Laut (Eucheuma cottonii) di Kabupaten Barru: Metode Modifikasi Rap-Seaweed

  • Rismawaty Rusdi Universitas Muhammadiyah Parepare
  • Irninthya Nanda Pratami Irwan Program Studi Agribisnis, Fakultas Pertanian, Peternakan, dan Perikanan, Universitas Muhammadiyah Parepare.
  • Fitri Indah Yani Program Studi Budidaya Perairan, Fakultas Pertanian, Peternakan, dan Perikanan, Unviersitas Muhammadiyah Parepare.
Keywords: Eucheuma cottonii, RAP-SEAWEED, seaweed, sustainable


Barru Regency is one of the largest seaweed producing areas in South Sulawesi. The sustainability of seaweed cultivation is influenced by various factors, including ecological, economic, social, institutional and technological. This study aims to analyze sustainability status of seaweed cultivation in Barru Regency. The method used is Multidimensional Scaling (MDS) approach which is analyzed by RAP SEAWEED. Several parameters from each dimension were analyzed to assess existing condition of seaweed cultivation in Barru Regency. The results showed that seaweed cultivation in Barru Regency was classified as quite sustainable on social and technological dimensions and was classified as less sustainable on institutional, economic and ecological dimensions. Parameter analysis using stress, R-Square, and monte carlo values shows accuracy of model and attributes are feasible for use in  analysis. The results of  sustainability status analysis which are still classified as lacking need to be addressed by taking into account several attributes that have high sensitivity in  leverage analysis. Evaluation of attributes for increasing sustainability score can be a basic consideration in formulating a strategy for sustainable management of seaweed cultivation in Barru Regency


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RusdiR., IrwanI. N. P., & YaniF. I. (2023). Sustainability Status Analysis of Seaweed Cultivation (Eucheuma cottonii) in Barru Regency: Rap-Seaweed Modification Method: Analisis Status Keberlanjutan Budidaya Rumput Laut (Eucheuma cottonii) di Kabupaten Barru: Metode Modifikasi Rap-Seaweed. Journal of Tropical Fisheries Management, 7(2), 98-110.