pair trawling


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pair trawling

n
the act or practice of using two boats to trawl for fish
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The trawl fleet used for the exploitation of the continental shelf is represented by stern trawling (simple trawling), double-rig trawling (drag tangones), and pair trawling. These are responsible for catching the most significant share of demersal fishery resources.
They also asked fishermen to not sail up to Sri Lankan shores and advised them not to use the banned purse seine and pair trawling nets to ensure trouble-free fishing.
Stunned Facebook user Sharon Bevis snapped the pair trawling the ornamental centrepiece in Church Green East, Redditch.
"However, they could be moving away from something and there are concerns about pair trawling for bass which kills between 4,000 and 7,000 dolphins a year."
They say pair trawling, where nets are dragged between boats, is causing carnage.
Please write to your MEP asking him or her to ban pair trawling immediately to combat these appalling facts.
GREENPEACE protesters yesterday dumped the bodies of two dead dolphins on the steps of the French embassy in London as part of its campaign to end pair trawling, which they claim kills thousands of dolphins every year.
The European Commission has turned down the UK's request to save dolphins by banning pair trawling off its South-West coast.
Scientists say up to 50 dolphins can be trapped in a single haul during lucrative pair trawling, where a giant net up to half a mile wide is slung between two boats for hours.