Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

VIMS Department/Program

Marine Advisory Program (MAP)

Publication Date

2004

Series

Fishery Resource Grant FRG 2000-15

Abstract

Project Goals: 1. To design and test modifications to sea scallop trawl nets enabling reduction in bycatch of regulated finfish species. 2. To test the viability of using smaller trawls, with modified sweeps, to catch larger sizes of sea scallops.

Keywords

Sea scallop fishery, fishing gear

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