Coral reefs in the waters of the island of Datu district, Pontianak, West Kalimantan, a bomb severely damaged by the use of fishing and trawling. Manufacture of ships damaged rumpon be a solution to fix the ecosystem. Head of Department of Marine and Fisheries of West Kalimantan Rudiyono Billy said, coral reefs in the waters of the island of Datu begin to deteriorate since the Thai boats fishing loot in the region using trawling in 1998 until 2000.
“The condition is then compounded by the use of fish bombs,” said Billy, Saturday (31/12/2011). The ships were used as rumpon fishing boats seized from Vietnam and the plundering of fish caught in the South China Sea. Conditions seventh ship that was captured in 2010 was damaged and can not be operated. To give an economic value, damaged ships were then sunk in the island of Datu. Gatot said, it took several years to restore the ecosystem on the island of Datu. After recovering, Datu Island waters will be monitored and will be devoted to the fishing rod.