Whole-Ecosystem Impacts of Trawling

Whole-Ecosystem Impacts of Trawling2019-06-18T11:36:15+00:00

Project Description

Trawling impacts marine ecosystems through disturbing sediment and removing fish. This work assesses which of these impacts has the greatest consequences for the marine environment. The work reveals that seabed ploughing generally has small effects compared to harvesting fish, but may have larger impacts locally.

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