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Encyclopedia > Unsustainable fishing methods

Unsustainable fishing methods are ways of catching wild fish that are not considered sustainable in the long term. This could be because they threaten the fish stock itself by overfishing, or because they threaten the environment the fish need to thrive. Dynamite fishing, electro-fishing, or fishing with poisons are examples of the latter, used in developing countries. Sustainable - the ability to maintain into perpetuity. ... Blast fishing or dynamite fishing describes the practice of using dynamite or other explosives to stun or kill schools of fish for easy collection. ... This article is about the dangerous substance. ...

Western unsustainable fishing methods include bottom trawling, which was called a 'great harm' by a group of leading marine environmentalists [1]. The Celtic Explorer, a research vessel engaged in bottom trawling Bottom trawling (known in the scientific community as Benthic trawling) is a fishing method which involves towing trawl nets along the sea floor, as opposed to pelagic trawling, where a net is towed higher in the water column. ...

See also:

-Environmental effects of fishing

-Marine Stewardship Council The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is an independent non-profit organization that aims to promote sustainable fishery practices. ...



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