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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bottom_trawling

Bottom trawling is trawling along the sea floor. It is also referred to as "dragging". The scientific ... basic arguments about three of the most sensitive current issues surrounding trawling - the effect of trawling on the wider environment, the use ...

oceana.org/sites/default/files/reports/Trawling_BZ_10may10_toAudrey.pdf

Impact on Fisheries (continued). Local fishermen catch fewer fish for the same effort when competing with bottom trawls (Whitmarsh 2003,. Ssentongo 1988).

www.usgs.gov/news/what-drag-global-impact-bottom-trawling

Mar 14, 2016 ... Recent scientific work outlines the severe consequences the practice of bottom trawling has on loose sediment on the ocean floor. Bottom ...

marine-conservation.org/what-we-do/program-areas/how-we-fish/destructive-fishing

We work to protect the ocean ecosystems from the impacts of bottom trawling. ... from high-impact fishing methods, like the bottom trawling, to less destructive ...

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/02/080215121207.htm

Feb 20, 2008 ... "Bottom-trawling repeatedly plows up the seafloor over large areas of the ocean" said Mr. Amos. "Until recently, the impact was basically hidden ...

www.nap.edu/read/10323/chapter/5

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

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

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/ ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4286059

Nov 12, 2014 ... The effects of bottom trawling on benthic invertebrates include reductions of biomass, diversity and body size. These changes may negatively ...

www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022098108003377

Aug 28, 2008 ... Due to the world-wide extent of intensive bottom-trawling, such effects may be globally significant and affect the nutrient balance especially in ...

www.savethehighseas.org/theproblem

The most destructive method of deep-sea fishing is 'bottom trawling' which drags .... on the top of seamounts, and could thus have a significant impact on corals, ...