Recent Examples of trawler from the Web
Even more frustrating for the fishing families who know the habitat best, the federal scientists’ trawler surveys for assessing stocks use faulty nets that vastly underestimate stock abundance.
By the early 1990s, state and federal laws mandating use of turtle-excluder devices (TEDs) in shrimp trawlers took effect.
Koh Raed is a small and close-knit community with a little more than 100 residents, Leesen said, who mostly work as rubber tappers and fish farmers or on fishing trawlers.
That also means the high seas are usually only fished by large vessels, often huge bottom trawlers that can damage the sea floor.
Even so, a little boat might catch in a year what a trawler can take in less than two days.
Others braved South China Sea waves to take his congress report to island outposts and fishing trawlers, or turned to communications satellites to beam the highlights.
In 2009, a Japanese fishing trawler capsized after its nets became full of Nomura’s jellyfish, each of which can weigh up to 440 pounds.
At least 23 Rohingya people, including nine children, were killed Thursday when the trawler carrying them capsized in the Bay of Bengal.
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