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Danish seines

Page | June 17, 2008 at 14:43

A fishing net, similar to a small trawl net, with a conical net bag with two relatively long wings. Two long heavy ropes, one attached to each wing, are used to encircle a large area of the seabed to herd the fish into the net and then to haul...

Beam trawls

Page | June 17, 2008 at 14:44

A type of bottom trawl in which the horizontal opening of the net is provided by a heavy beam mounted at each end on guides or skids that travel along the seabed. On sandy or muddy bottoms, a series of ‘tickler’ chains are strung between the...

Dredges

Page | June 17, 2008 at 14:44

Similar to a beam trawl, a dredge consists of a rugged triangular steel frame and tooth-bearing bar, behind which a mat of linked steel rings is secured. A heavy netting cover joins the sides and back of this mat to form a bag in which the catch...

Demersal otter trawls

Page | June 17, 2008 at 14:44

A type of bottom trawl that has two rectangular 'doors' or 'otterboards' to keep the mouth of the funnel-shaped net open horizontally while the net is being towed. A vertical opening is maintained by weights on the bottom and floats on the top.

Fisheries techniques

Page | June 17, 2008 at 14:45

Some fishing techniques have a devastating impact on the other marine life that shares the oceans with the fish being caught. They not only damage marine habitats, but also catch and kill large numbers of other marine creatures, including...

Example of a model policy

Page | June 17, 2008 at 14:49

Model sustainable and equitable seafood policy for retailers.

A strategy for sustainable seafood

Page | June 17, 2008 at 14:57

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Making it happen in practice

Page | June 17, 2008 at 14:58

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Understanding the problem

Page | June 17, 2008 at 17:09

Glossary

Page | June 17, 2008 at 19:26

Seafood Glossary

Feature Stories

Hub | July 7, 2008 at 15:14

Sustainable seafood policy

Page | July 14, 2008 at 18:03

A good sustainable seafood procurement policy should contain a detailed definition of ‘sustainable’ for both wild-caught and farmed seafood. It should list the principles of how sustainable seafood is identified and purchased, and outline how...

Overfishing

Page | July 22, 2008 at 22:26

Fish stock levels in the Mediterranean Sea are alarmingly low. The European Environment Agency says that over 65 percent of all fish stocks in the region are outside safe biological limits and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation,...

Solutions

Page | July 22, 2008 at 22:27

The more we learn about the ocean and how it functions to maintain life on Earth - the more we understand how to preserve it. Just as the Mediterranean performs an important role within the Atlantic Ocean and beyond, so each individual ecosystem...

Sustainable Aquaculture

Hub | August 13, 2008 at 21:01

Salmon farming

Hub | August 13, 2008 at 21:03

Aquaculture

Hub | August 13, 2008 at 21:31

Seafood Red list

Page | August 16, 2008 at 3:48

Changing your business

Page | September 24, 2008 at 17:40

Greenpeace is currently working with retailers to motivate them to develop and implement policies for sourcing sustainable seafood.

Map

Page | September 26, 2008 at 23:23

This maps shows the approximate boundaries of a global network of international and national marine reserves being proposed by Greenpeace. For more detailed information, see our Roadmap to Recovery plan.

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