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 ...
Impacts of Bottom Trawling. Bottom trawl nets are used to catch shrimp and fish
living on the seafloor from shallow coastal waters to extreme depths of 6,000 feet
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 ...
Bottom trawling destroys far more ocean habitat than any other fishing practice
on the West Coast. In this fishing method, large weighted nets are dragged ...
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 ...
Destructive fishing practices devastate the marine environment and include
bottom trawling, bycatch, the use of poison and explosives and ghost fishing.
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 ...
Jul 8, 2016 ... Bottom trawler in Svalbard. Trawling at its most basic it's a boat pulling a net
through the water. Sometimes that net is midway between surface ...
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 ...