Current Event

Workshop on Landing Data Analysis of Sharks and Rays by Species to Determine Value of Maximum Sustainable Yield (MSY) was held on December 6-7, 2021 at Hotel Tanjong Vista, Kuala Terengganu. A total of 18 participants comprising of research officers, research assistant officers, laboratory assistants, and contract staffs from SEAFDEC/MFRDMD had participated the workshop. Dr. Rumeaida binti Mat Piah, lecturer from Faculty of Fisheries and Food Science, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) were invited was invited as a resource person to share her expertise in fish stock assessment. The objective of this workshop was to master the method in determining MSY value using ‘Schaefer’ and ‘Fox’ models from any form of dataset arrangement. Dataset on shark and ray landings by species from SAFMA Jetty, Kota Kinabalu year 2018-2019 was used to train all participants practically in determining MSY value using both models. Based on the observation during the workshop, all participants showed improvement in their knowledge and skills in analyzing data to determine MSY value.