CHECKLIST OF CORAL REEF FISH SPECIES COMPOSITION AT BAMA COASTAL WATERS, SITUBONDO, EAST JAVA, INDONESIA: A PRELIMINARY STUDYAnjani Arum Mahendra, Erika Mauludia Kusdianti, Putu Angga Wiradana, Raden Joko Kuncoroningrat Susilo, Trisnadi W.C. Putranto and Moch Affandi
Preliminary research was conducted to monitor the diversity of reef fish in Bama Coastal Water, Situbondo, East Java, Indonesia from January 2017 and January 2019. Reef fish samples were observed at three stations taken randomly using the Underwater Visual Census (UVC) method. Twenty species of reef fish have been observed in this study. From this study, fish species from the Pomacentridae family are the most dominant species found in Bama coastal waters. This study shows that the index value of coral fish diversity in Bama coastal waters is classified as very high in 2019.