Analysis of Pond Land Suitability for Catfish Cultivation using GIS in Padang City
Siti Aisyah1, Abdullah Munzir2, Muzzneena Ahmad Mustapha3, Aprizon Putra4

1Siti Aisyah*, Study Program, Fishing Business, Polytechnic of Pariaman Marine and Fisheries, Indonesia.
2Abdullah Munzir, Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences, University of Bung Hatta, Padang, Indonesia.
3Muzzneena Ahmad Mustapha, Professor of geography and natural resources in Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
4Aprizon Putra, Department of doctoral program of environmental science, Universitas Negeri Padang, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on May 04, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on May 12, 2020. | Manuscript published on May 30, 2020. | PP: 70-74 | Volume-4, Issue-9, May 2020. | Retrieval Number: I0880054920/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijmh.I0880.054920
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Abstract: The pond land suitability in a fish cultivation business is very necessary to be considered to increase the catfish production in Padang city suitability can be done based on 2 aspects, i.e economic (economic evaluation) and physical evaluation. This research aims to the analysis of pond land suitability for the cultivation of catfish enlargement in Padang city using Geographic Information System (GIS) application. The method is overlaid using 9 parameters: a) cultivation pond; b) distance of cultivation from transportation facilities; c) location of cultivation from water sources (rivers/drainage); d) slope; e) soil type; f) land use; g) altitude; h) flood disaster; and i) landslide, then obtained the result of the most suitable area for the catfish cultivation in Padang city is Kuranji Sub-district with the most important parameter is the land use.
Keywords: Pond, suitability, catfish, cultivation, GIS, Padang.