Discards article In Fishing New (3 of 6). Square mesh panels.

Summary
In the third 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 third article he starts to look at specific devices, starting with square mesh panels, to see how effective they have proved to be in various fisheries. Published in Fishing News on 20 October 2011.
Author
  • Mike Montgomerie,
  • Karen Green
Publication date
01 January 2012

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