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Bottom trawling

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bottom_trawling

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 ...

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

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/05/140519-bottom-trawling-seafloor-oceans-damage-science/

May 19, 2014 ... Deep-sea trawling threatens the seafloor's health and diversity, suggests a Mediterranean canyon study.

The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition

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A global coalition of conservation organisations calling on the United Nations General Assembly to secure a moratorium on high seas bottom trawling and to ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Deep-sea trawling must be banned : Nature News & Comment

www.nature.com/news/deep-sea-trawling-must-be-banned-1.13656

Sep 4, 2013 ... Trawling the bottom of the ocean, dragging heavy metal equipment along the seabed at high speed, is the most destructive form of deep-sea ...

Evidence supports trawling depth limit : Nature News & Comment

www.nature.com/news/evidence-supports-trawling-depth-limit-1.18254

Aug 27, 2015 ... Deep-sea trawling often captures more undesired species than those actually being targeted for sale, and it can destroy sea-floor habitat such ...

Europe to discuss deep-sea trawling ban to protect biodiversity ...

www.newscientist.com/article/dn28106-europe-to-discuss-deep-sea-trawling-ban-to-protect-biodiversity/

Aug 27, 2015 ... In the run-up to a debate on deep-sea fishing, new data suggests trawling should be banned below 600 metres to protect threatened species.

Deep-sea trawling is destroying coral reefs and pristine marine ...

www.theguardian.com/environment/2010/feb/18/deep-sea-trawling-coral-reefs

Feb 18, 2010 ... A survey of the world's reefs and submerged mountains has revealed widespread damage from deep-sea trawling.

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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  ...

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

www.savethehighseas.org

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 ...

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 ...