FIS025

Novel approaches to trapping: fishing and surveying (FIS025)2020-04-14T17:19:13+00:00

Novel approaches to trapping: fishing and surveying

FIS025

This project investigates the potential for a whitefish trap fishery to the West of Scotland. At-sea deployment of newly designed gear will trial the use of baited fish traps at depth. A novel way to harvest whitefish. The research asks how this might be achieved on a commercial scale and whether the approach could be used to survey whitefish stocks.

Project completion date: Phase one completed in December 2018, phase two will complete in April 2020.

PHASE ONE: COMPLETED IN DECEMBER 2019 (SEE BLOG)
PHASE TWO: COMPLETE IN APRIL 2020
READ JIM’S BLOG: INNOVATIVE WAYS TO CATCH PREMIUM WHITE FISH

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