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The wooden boats competed in skiff, workboat, lugger, trawler, runabout, sailboat and cruiser classes.
The fossil jaw bone (above), found in 2000 by a trawler in the North Sea, is extremely rare—and puzzling.
PCBs had been detected in Hirondellea gigas, tiny shrimp-like amphipods scooped up by deep-water trawlers.
Pollock fishing reopened to Gulf of Alaska trawlers Aug. 25.
At least 23 Rohingya people, including nine children, were killed Thursday when the trawler carrying them capsized in the Bay of Bengal.
The proposals include a requirement that trawlers use new gear to minimize the catch of small shrimp; penalties for states that exceed quotas; maximum fishing season lengths; and a new state-by-state allocation program.
When in the Mediterranean we were constantly shadowed by Russian trawlers which harassed us.
Russian trawlers, for example, often collect roe from pollock and then dispose of the fish.
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