There have been a lot of fishermen in Indonesia adapted to digital technologies for helping them net some fish. One of many applications in smartphone that has helped a great number of local fishermen is Laut Nusantara (known as mFish formerly). It is an app compatible with Android smartphone created by XL Axiata with the help of The Ministry of Ocean and Fishery.
With this app, fishermen can get abundant information before they go on sailing. The kinds of information the will get are like the location of where the fishes spread according to area and its kind. Besides of that, Laut Nusantara also has other information regarding the issues and potential of the ocean which are more widely knowledgeable than other similar apps.
A lot of fishermen before had to depend on nature’s observation only to determine whether they should sail or not. Now with this app, they can get an accurate datas and worry less about how often they can hunt. Fishermen can prepare better for their sailing and catching now, they also enable to communicate with other fishermen through the app’s chat room.