Reflections on the Evolution of Fishing Technology
Harold DeLouche, trawl design expert with the Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources (CSAR), has seen significant changes during his 35 years in the trawling sector.
Current focus is now on sustainable fishing, capturing the target species only, having as little impact on the seabed as possible and on vessel fuel efficiency. As well, consumer insistence on sustainable certifications, such as The Marine Stewardship Council, has created an economic model for sustainable harvesting.
In the ...