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Author Letsoin, John ♦ Hardinsyah ♦ Sumule, Agus
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Content type Text
Publisher Bogor Agricultural University
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Date Created 2015-06-30
Copyright Year ©2010
Language English ♦ Indonesian
Subject Domain (in LCC) TX341-641
Subject Keyword Nutrition ♦ Foods and food supply ♦ Technology ♦ Home economics
Abstract This study is intended to analyse type and amount of MSS (Mangrove worm, Snail andShell) consumed by the local people live in 12 estuary villages of Mimika. About 30 peoplefor each village - consist of children (2-10 yrs), teenages (11-19 yrs) and adults (>=20 yrs)from both sexes, were selected as subjects. The data collected include socio-economic ofthe family, type and amount of MSS consumption. The results showed that Bactronophorusthoracites (tambelo), Nerita balteata (snail) and Telecopium telescopium (snail), Naqueitacapulina (snail) and Geloina sp (shell), Geloina cf coaxan (shell) were the six types of MSScommonly consumed by people in the study areas; and they were consumed by more than 10% of the subjects with eating frequency more than three times a week for each. The meanintake of tambelo, snail and shell was 290.1±509.4, 96.0±271.2, and 152.8±278.6 g/weekrespectively in edible portion. Among the age groups, the highest intake of tambelo(433.2±627.5 g/week) and snail (133.8±387.9 g/week) was in adults, but the highest intakeof shell (213.7±369.7 g/week) was in teenages. Intake data by village showed that, thehighest intake of tambelo was in male of Mioko (542.1±730.8 g/week), the highest intake ofsnail was in female of Karaka (649.2±487.9 g/week), and so for shell (599.8±484.0 g/week).This implies that the MSS play important roles in the diet of the local people of Mimika’sestuary.Keywords: snail and shell, mollusca, intake, estuary, Papua.
ISSN 19781059
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2010-12-01
e-ISSN 19781059
Journal Jurnal Gizi dan Pangan
Volume Number 1
Issue Number 1


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