A Commercial Fishing Practices
How it Works
Types of organisms caught by the Midwater Trawl
How midwater Trawling harms the ecosystem
Ways of mitigating the effects of midwater trawl
The Turtle Excluder Devices reduce mortality rate of whales and turtles by helping the organisms escape through the device if entangled in the net.
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If the government banned midwater trawling...
If the government banned this type of fishing thousands of fisherman would lose their jobs, the seafood market would crash and seafood restaurants would go out of business. Mid water trawling is vital for jobs and the seafood industry.