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The Departemen of Marine Fisheries Technology and Management (MFTM) is one of the departements in the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science, Bogor Agricultural University (BAU). Its existence is based on the need for the development of science, technology and art within the scope of fisheries resource is one of the primadonnas in this country.

     The departement is the result of the development of Marine Fisheries Departement within the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Indonesia in 1960 in Bogor. Establishment of Bogor Agricultural University 1963 coupied with the estabilsment of the Faculty of Fisheries, where Marine Fisheries Departemen became one of its parts. In its development, this departement changed its name serveral times before becoming the Departement of MFTM as Today.

     The departement carries out the mandate to develop the fisheries sector. This field is specific and a necessity in the management and utilization of fisheries and marine resource of Indonesia. Fishing technology is appiled from the various disciplines of science. Those disciplines are textile technology, hydrodynamic, mechanical enginering, naval architecture, electronic and electric, fisheries biology, oceanography, hydroacoustic, meteorology, fish handling and processing technology, marketing and fisheries economics. Fishing technology consists of fishing gear and material technolgy, fishing vessels and fishing equipment technology, fishing methods and location, identification and development of new fisheries. The exposure clasifies the position of fishing technology as part of applied technology.

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