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 ...
Feb 20, 2008 ... Bottom trawling, an industrial fishing method that drags large, heavy nets across
the seafloor stirs up huge, billowing plumes of sediment on ...
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 ...
May 19, 2014 ... A giant haul of fish were seized from two Chinese ships in 2007 after they were
caught bottom trawling. PHOTOGRAPH BY KAMBOU SIA, AFP/ ...
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.
One notoriously thorny issue is the impact of “bottom trawling” (dragging large
nets along the bottom of the ocean) on sensitive seafloor habitats, which are ...