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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 ...

soundwaves.usgs.gov/2016/05/research3.html

Dec 2, 2016 ... Recent research outlines the severe consequences that bottom trawling has on loose sediment on the ocean floor. Bottom trawling is a ...

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.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.

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

Aug 28, 2008 ... Assessing the long-term and large-scale impact of chronic bottom trawling on ecosystem functioning should therefore have priority in studies of ...