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Bottom trawling

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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 ...

Destructive Fishing » Marine Conservation Institute

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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 ...

Fishing Gear 101: Trawls - Bulldozers of the Ocean

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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 ...

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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 Deep Sea Conservation Coalition - The Problem - Impacts on ...

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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 ...

FAO Fisheries & Aquaculture - Fishing Gear Types - Bottom trawls

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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 and Bycatch - Ocean Threats | Slow ...

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Destructive fishing practices devastate the marine environment and include bottom trawling, bycatch, the use of poison and explosives and ghost fishing.

Bycatch | Greenpeace International

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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 ...

Bottom trawling: how to empty the seas in just 150 years ...

www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/feb/10/bottom-trawling-how-to-empty-the-seas

Feb 10, 2014 ... The government has refused to act against 'bottom trawling', which has turned Britain's seabed ecosystem into a wasteland.

3 Effects of Trawling and Dredging - The National Academies Press

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Extensive new regions of the continental shelf, slope, submarine canyons, and seamounts have been exposed to the effects of bottom trawling and dredging.

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Impacts of Bottom Trawling - Oceana

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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  ...

Bottom Trawling Impacts On Ocean, Clearly Visible From Space ...

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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 ...

In Brief: Deep-sea Trawling Has “Devastating” Impact, Study Finds

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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/ ...