Essays Tagged: "Commercial fishing"

Commercial fishing

Commercial fishing is a worldwide enterprise that involves the capture of marine and freshwater fish ... sole, halibut, haddock, hake, and flounder. Large catches are also made of a group of fish classed commercially as SHELLFISH - shrimp, lobster, scallops, oysters, clams, crabs, mussels, and squid. WH ... om these areas are usually dried, smoked, or salted immediately.FISHING TECHNOLOGIESIn most modern, commercial fishing fleets the most common fishing vessel is the trawler, equipped with a diesel engi ...

(10 pages) 158 1 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Coastal management of the Botany Bay area in Sydney Australia.

YEAR 10 GEOGRAPHY RESEARCH PROJECTBotany Bay- Recreational/ Commercial FishingSTATEMENT OF ISSUEThe issue I have chosen to cover, relating to Water Management i ... TATEMENT OF ISSUEThe issue I have chosen to cover, relating to Water Management is recreational and commercial fishing in Botany Bay.Botany Bay is a large estuary located to the south of Sydney Harbou ... ts, airports, oil refineries and recreational activities. In particular, one of the main threats is commercial and recreational fishing. The effects fishing has include effects on food webs and fish c ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

U.S. Fisheries and the environment: an alternative view

ugh the lens of the environmentalist. While science clearly indicates that modifications to current commercial fishing practices must be made, to do so without thoughtful consideration to the impact o ... onmental groups to take swipes at the U.S. fishing industry en mass (without making distinctions in commercial vs. hook and line fishermen) while having no personal stake in it may work in passionate ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


patience.Net fishing is somewhat of a controlled method of fishing. Most commonly nets are used for commercial fishing. There are three types of commercial fishing nets, there are Gill Nets, which tra ...

(2 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Can we Sustainably Harvest Cod?

Introduction In the past fifty years commercial fishing has depleted fish stocks considerably and in some cases, fish stocks have been so ... arvested using nets which dragged along the sea bed. The main problem with this was that many other commercial fish species are demersal, and a ban on the fishing of cod would make it difficult to har ... tly select fish that have a high growth rate.7 This is due to both the minimum size regulations for commercial cod and to the size of the mesh on the nets that is used to catch them.7 The outcome of t ...

(9 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Managment of Kelp resources

ss of Kelp Forests is likely to have significant downstream effects on marine biodiversity and also commercial fishing of mainly reef fisheries such as lobster and abalone, which rely on the survival ... ight penetration and building up unwanted sediment on the inshore reefs.Another cause is due to the commercial harvesting of string kelp has also been put forward to explaining the declining populatio ...

(10 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


he fishing production then we run the risk of putting thousands of men and women out of work.HISTORYCommercial fishing also know as industrial fishing dates back over a century and the techniques used ... e and Granny, was netting, use of large nets to catch fish, which is what I feel originally started commercial/mass fishing.What used to be a means of feeding a family, in some instances a village, ha ...

(5 pages) 24 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Water Resource Plan: Overfishing

Overfishing is when commercial and non-commercial fishing are catching too many fish for the ecosystem to replenish the ... catching too many fish for the ecosystem to replenish the degradation to the system. The fishing of commercial and non-commercial depletes a fishery, catching so many adult fish there are not enough r ... ishing were made in the last 50 years, by the rapid advances in fishing technology. Hundreds of non-commercial trawlers and fishing boats were based at ports. These have now been replaced by huge fact ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"The Perfect Storm" Summary

The Perfect Storm, written by Sebastian Junger, is a novel about a six-man crew on a commercial fishing boat called the ""Andrea Gail"". It takes place in October of 1991. The crew of t ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Something Smells Fishy with Commercial Fishing

llions of non-target sea creatures and their habitats that are accidentally caught and destroyed by commercial fishing. This growing problem, known as "bycatch", is not only killing millions of sea cr ... the marine life into an unbalanced habitat. Bycatch is only one of many problems caused by today's commercial fishing. Present day commercial fishing needs to be regulated more strictly because of it ...

(9 pages) 1428 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Timber Industry Economic Profile

low volume of timber as a result of winter weather.Possible Negative ExternalitiesRecreational and Commercial Fishing: Corporations may elect not to harvest timber and lose earnings if timber harvest ... re met with false claims and harassment. Green non-governmental organizations (NGOs) wanted to stop commercial forestry in PNG, despite the fact that less than 20% of the country had been set aside as ...

(7 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers