Ca Mau: Exploiting jellyfish: a new profession of fishermen Silver Stone

Update: 10/3/2015


Major Le Duy NhatDeputy Head of Border Control Station Silver StoneDon Border Doc Riverssaidfor many years the fishermen catch jellyfish dumped for not only get to know what to doFrom 2011 to present, based purchasing, pre-processing of jellyfish Bui Van Ky (Ky him from Nha Trangtohelp many fishermen have additional income from jellyfish.

According to his experience of Americathe source of Ca Mau sea jellyfish appear most often in 7-9 months time from lunarJellyfish usually lethargic floating near the surfaceso construction startedpushing te bottom procession and procession of local fishermen are catching more jellyfish.Currently, the basis of his day purchasing period from 400-500 jellyfish basketseach basket containing about 40 kg1 basket price is 35,000 dong.

Part jellyfish though after preparing salt export market.

After purchasing, you hire local people of America to conduct pre-processing step jellyfishThe first step is to cut jellyfish into 2 partsincluding body parts and thoughPart on whether the mill will cut into long strands togetherThe body was cut manually with a knife, but also to have fiberthenturned to the tankDuring the filming tank will use an electric motor mounted propellers to mixjellyfish while shootingWhether the camera section about 8 hoursturning the body around 12hours. After that periodjellyfish enough fiber stiffnessworkers check and take out clean.

The next step is for jellyfish into plastic containers for saltAverage of 100 kg of jellyfish about 40 kgof saltTime salts from 7-10 daysWhen jellyfish move from white to pale yellow isJust about 10 kgof fresh jellyfish, it is 1 kg dried jellyfishjellyfish have a tough time meat and crispyPart though is consumed in Ho Chi Minh CityNha TrangBa Ria - Vung TauDa Nang ... and the body is sold tothe Chinese marketAccording to the current market price1 kg dried jellyfish is 320,000 dong.America Does he continue processing more jellyfish bakery products for export to Thailand.

Mr. Nguyen Van CongHon live hamlet EconomicsKhanh Binh Tay Communeis the meansemployed procession closed bottom, said: "In the past, each time dragging the bottom to see thejellyfish into the boredhaving to choose to drop out in additionmany of the long stuck shed thedead, causing environmental pollutionSince purchasing units jellyfishthey are excited toothanks to the jellyfish that families have more income ".

According to Mr. Gong, now every day of his vehicle operators from 60-80 crates jellyfishpeak day up to 150 basketscollected from 2-5 million.

The United Kingdom, said current seaports rejected in approximately 30 active means of professionon the exploitation of marine jellyfish and regularly on sale for you every dayIn addition toenabling the owners of vessels operating at sea with high incomethen at his facility States oftenhave 20 - 30 local employees.

Nguyen Thi Linhindicating AP SilverKhanh Binh Tay Communethe workers of America jellyfishhim, sharing, family problemsjob instabilitydue to work in processing facilities jellyfish that everyday she income from 100000-200000 dong. Anh Duong Anh KhoaHon hamlet Economics,Khanh Binh Tay Communein addition to daily farm workhe enlisted to transport the jellyfish fromprocessing facilities to transport automobiles and salt on the basis of he United salts jellyfish alsohave income from 150000-200000 dong.

Collection centerin a multi-step processing jellyfish initially brought economic benefits for manyhouseholds means nearshore marine craft activities and resolve employment for local peopleandis a good sign Ca Mau fishermen on marine resources that have long been left openHowever, to exploit and protect aquatic resources, the authorities are required by Mau inspectionappraisalreserves of jellyfish in the waters of Ca Mau to management measuresas well as the exploitationtechnical guidance fishermen efficient exploitation/.

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