By Johnny Nguyen and Jose Patlan
Cages are used to catch the lobsters, they catch them while leaving the sea. This way the animals are not harmed and they will be able to bring them back in one piece.
This is one of the most essential part of fishing, even if it doesn't seem that important. The rope has many purposes, moving object, carrying them, keeping them in place, etc.
Nets are a great equipment for a fisherman to have. It allows them to catch multiple fish at once. With any net, a good fisherman will be able to make their job a lot easier.
As a commercial fisherman you have to work hard with your crew to be successful.
A fishing crew is getting the fish they caught of a net.
Out at sea
While out at seas, a fisherman must be ready for anything. Including storms and giant waves
Salary and Opportunities
The average salary for a commercial fisherman is about $55000 a year.
The salary can vary greatly due to location, company, industry, experience, and benefits
You start out as a Boatswain, then advance to First Mate, then you become a Captain of your own ship. This process takes years to advance.
The pay is decent for this job
It’s an easy way to establish your own business in this industry and have your control over how your workday is arranged.You get tons of hands on experience when you start out, making it easier to see if this job is for you.
The weather at sea can be unpredictable, which causes the job to be dangerous.
The use of nets and traps may inadvertently capture and kill other marine animals.You may have to go out and work for months at sea, working hours a day
People all over the world eat seafood.
This job helps feed the demand for seafood all around the world.Commercial fishing is a major economic activity, employing more than 200 million people and generating more than $80 billion a year.
As part of the crew, you will always have hands on experience on the ship.
Fisherman have to endure long periods of time in harsh conditions out at sea.
People all over the world are demanding to have seafood.
Why is it necessary
Commercial fishing provides a major source of food for all those who live all around the world.
It also plays an important role in the world economy, providing pay to people and helps with trade for other countriesAnother reason is that it supplies jobs to millions of people all around.