Bayer Fish Migration Season Additional Income for Palaspasemah Residents
Navigasi - The people of Palapasemah Village, Palas District, South Lampung, have again received seasonal blessings from the Way Pisang River. This is because the migration of thousands of fish of various types provides additional income for the local community.
|Bayer Fish Migration Season Additional Income for Palaspasemah Residents|
Santi (40), a local resident, admitted that thousands of small fish come from the Sekampung River and migrate upstream of the Way Pisang River. Then stop at the gate of the Way Pisang River Dam, Palaspasemah Village.
"The people here call it julung-julung fish, the same as palau mudik fish. Thousands of these fish come from the Sekampung River, almost four kilometers from the Palaspasemah Dam," he said, Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
He said the phenomenon of the migration of thousands of fish made the Palaspasemah Dam immediately filled with people since the last week. Most people use fishing gear in the form of square nets with bamboo frames dipped into the river bottom.
The same thing was expressed by Tina (35), another resident. He admitted that this phenomenon was a blessing in itself for the people of Palaspasemah Village to get additional income. One kilogram of palau fish can be sold for IDR 5,000. Meanwhile, the prime fish is sold at a higher price of IDR 15,000 per kilogram.
“Most of those who go down to the river to catch fish are women. The catch can be sold directly on location. Many who come to buy this fish. They can get IDR 50,000 to IDR 100,000 a day, that can be for extra. money for the kitchen,” he said.