Bottom trawling is trawling along the sea floor. It is also referred to as "dragging".
The scientific community divides bottom trawling into benthic trawling and ...
We work to protect the ocean ecosystems from the impacts of bottom trawling.
Overfishing – catching more fish than the ocean can produce – has been an ...
Bottom trawls are used to catch fish that live on or near the bottom of the ocean
floor, such as cod, haddock, flounder, sole, rockfish, and orange roughy, as well ...
May 30, 2013 ... A bottom trawl is a type of fishing net that's pulled along the seafloor. Fishermen
commonly use bottom trawls to catch shrimp and ...
The Problem. Impacts on the Ecosystem. Bottom Trawling; Deep Seabed Mining.
"Clearly we are in the midst of one of the great extinction spasms of geological ...
OverviewA bottom trawl is constructed like a cone-shaped net that is towed (by
one or two boats) on the bottom. It consists of a body ending in a codend, which ...
Destructive fishing practices devastate the marine environment and include
bottom trawling, bycatch, the use of poison and explosives and ghost fishing.
Bottom trawling 'strip-mines' the ocean floor – a single pass of huge metal trawl
net doors, ropes, and rollers leaves deep gouges in the seabed and scoops up ...
Feb 10, 2014 ... The government has refused to act against 'bottom trawling', which has turned
Britain's seabed ecosystem into a wasteland.
Extensive new regions of the continental shelf, slope, submarine canyons, and
seamounts have been exposed to the effects of bottom trawling and dredging.