Progressivity Punggawa-Sawi in Sustaining Flying Fish Resources on Culture Patorani Takalar District South Sulawesi Indonesia

. Hasriyanti, Erman Syarif, Ach. Fatchan, . Sumarmi, I Komang Astina


Punggawa-sawi is a member in fishing communities patorani, specifically fishermen hunt flying fish and flying fish egg collectors. The purpose of this research is: (1) describe the role of punggawa-sawi in religious rituals before going to sea, and (2) describe the role of punggawa-sawi in the process of catching the flying fish and eggs. This type of research is qualitative ethnographic approach. The research location in Takalar and the subject of research is punggawa and sawi greens in conserving flying fish resources. Data retrieval is conducted through observation, interview and documentation. The validity of the data carried out through the technique of triangulation, member check and audit trail. The results of the study suggesting that the role of punggawa-sawi greens flying fish in preserving resources, seen in two forms namely: (1) a role in religious rituals for safety and respect for the ruler of the sea. The ritual performed in the District Galesong coastal and island Sanrobengi. The ritual is, anynyikko pakkaja, appakruru bale-bale, apparek kalomping, annisik biseang, and songkobala. (2) The role of punggawa-sawi in the process of fly fishing visible in the form of arrest strategies using traditional fishing gear pakkaja and bale-bale. Measures to preserve the flying fish resources namely by letting the eggs are maturing gonat to re-breed being a flying fish.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2017.v8n1p52

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