Discards article In Fishing New (5 of 6). Separator panels and coverless trawls.

In the fifth of a series of six articles, Mike Montgomerie, gear technologist at Seafish, gives his perspective on the discards issue and the work that Seafish, along with industry, has been doing to help develop new selective technologies and net-based fishing activities to reduce discards. In this fifth article Mike Montgomerie, Gear Technologist at Seafish, discusses the use of vertical and horizontal separator panels, and coverless trawls. Published in Fishing News on 25 November 2011.
  • Mike Montgomerie,
  • Karen Green
Publication date
01 January 2012


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