At the Fisheries Headquarters, Wisma Tani, Putrajaya, the Director General of Fisheries had the chance to be questioned by Payang Group regarding the use of tukun in national waterways for the RTM issue named “Peduli Tukun.”
Additionally, he clarified that a total of 57 artificial tukuns, which is 12 in the states of Johor and Kedah and 11 in the states of Selangor, Terengganu, and Kelantan that would be anchored in the Artificial Tukun Development Project by 2023. These tukuns will each receive a RM1.8 million allocation. The artificial tukun development project, which will be implemented in 12 areas throughout 6 states (Kedah, Perak, Melaka, Pahang, Terengganu, and WP Labuan), has been allotted a total of RM2.4 million for 2024.
He also described My Coral Tripod, a simple, inexpensive, practical, and environmentally beneficial method of coral growth that is being conducted out at the Port Dickson decorating center and the National Marine Park Research Center (PPTLN).
Finally, in this ‘Peduli Tukun’ interview, Dato’ Adnan bin Hussain discussed the Malaysian Fisheries Department’s intentions for artificial tukun for the next 50 years.