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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 ... basic arguments about three of the most sensitive current issues surrounding trawl...

Impacts of Bottom Trawling - Oceana

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

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

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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 ...

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.

Ecological effects of bottom trawling on the structural attributes of ...

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Ecological effects of bottom trawling on the structural attributes of fish habitat in unconsolidated sediments along the central. California outer continental shelf.

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/ ...

USGS Release: What a Drag: The Global Impact of Bottom Trawling ...

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

Devastation of Trawling Visible from Space - Live Science

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Feb 19, 2008 ... Bottom trawling leaves behind huge sediment plumes, damage to ... Several studies have shown the significant impact that trawling has on ...

bottom trawling - WWF

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WWF Position on Bottom Trawling. Page 2. The effects of bottom trawling. As inshore fisheries become more depleted and fishing vessels develop greater ...

Fishery Bulletin: Ecological Effects Of Bottom Trawling On Fish ...

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Fishery Bulletin: Ecological Effects Of Bottom Trawling On Fish Habitat Along The Central California Outer Continental Shelf (Lindholm et al.) ccgp ...

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Destructive Fishing » Marine Conservation Institute

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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 ...

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

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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, ...

Effects of bottom trawling on fish foraging and feeding | Proceedings ...

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Dec 10, 2014 ... The effects of bottom trawling on benthic invertebrates include reductions of biomass, diversity and body size. These changes may negatively ...