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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 community divides bottom trawling ...

www.fao.org/fishery/geartype/306/en

OverviewA bottom otter trawl is a cone-shaped net consisting of a body, normally made from two, four and sometimes more panels, closed by one or two ...

www.fao.org/fishery/geartype/208/en

The horizontal opening is provided by a single pair of otter boards, which are attached to the trawl close to the wings. Their inner wings are attached to a sledge ...

www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org/pbho-1/collection/otter-trawl-net

This diagram shows how an otter trawl works, with towing lines (or warps) from the trawler going to the otter boards or doors, which hold the net open. The net ...

www.greenpeace.org/international/en/campaigns/oceans/seafood/understanding-the-problem/fisheries-problems-today/demersal-otter-trawls

Jun 17, 2008 ... A type of bottom trawl that has two rectangular 'doors' or 'otterboards' to keep the mouth of the funnel-shaped net open horizontally while the ...

spo.nmfs.noaa.gov/Fishery%20Leaflets/leaflet437.pdf

The otter-trawl net is a device for catching bottom fish. It is constructed of twine webbing so that when fully assembled and. rigE;ed it will take the shape of a huge ...

fishingheritagecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Fishing-Vessel-Evolution-Otter-Trawl.pdf

The Evolution of New Bedford Fishing Gear: Otter Trawling. Written by Justin Demetri. In the course of about 100 years New Bedford has transformed itself from a ...

www.britannica.com/topic/otter-trawl

The otter trawl is the most widely used bottom-fishing gear. As it is dragged forward, a pair of flat plates called otter boards—one on each side of the trawl net  ...

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Apr 1, 2011 ... Bringing in an otter trawl net on gulf coast off Alabama's Dauphin Island.