STATUS MUTU PERAIRAN DAN KESEHATAN LAMUN DI KAWASAN WISATA PERAIRAN TELUK BAKAU KECAMATAN GUNUNG KIJANG KABUPATEN BINTAN
Seagrass quality and health status research was conducted in the waters of Teluk Bakau Village, Bintan Regency. The purpose of this research is to find out the status of water quality, seagrass health and the components of aquatic parameters that become the main ingredients against seagrass cover in the waters of teluk bakau tourism area. This research was conducted by survey methods through random sampling of 30 points using a plot measuring 50x50 cm. Based on the results of research on the status of water quality of tourist areas are in good condition, namely meeting the criteria of quality standard KepMen LH No. 51 of 2004 except for phosphate parameters. The results of the study found 5 types of seagrass, namely, Thalassia hemprichii, Enhalus acoroides, Thalassodendron ciliatum, Syringodium isoetifolium, and Halophila ovalis. Seagrass cover in the waters of Teluk Bakau Village was classified as rich / healthy based on the determination of seagrass field status according to Kepmen LH no.200 year 2004. Based on PCA analysis, the seagrass cover group was affected by phosphate.