Aquaculture Cages Articles

  • Derelict Fishing Net Removal - Case Study

    Over 5,600 derelict fishing nets had been removed from Puget Sound water by volunteer divers from depths up to 105 feet. Yet there remains many more in deeper water. Global Diving, working with Natural Resources Consultants for the Northwest Straits Foundation developed custom tooling and a ‘plan’ to remove the nets using a SAAB Cougar and Falcon ROV. First the ROV’s surveyed ...

  • Nets That Save Fish - Ocean bycatch isn’t inevitable — it’s a design challenge.

    Six years ago, the Norwegian coast guard filmed a Scottish fishing vessel riding gray swells, dumping 5 metric tons of dead fish back into the North Sea. Over the European Union catch quota, and so unable to keep all the fish they’d caught, the fishermen had to ditch some. To the Norwegians, who aren’t ...


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