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Fishing gear associated with global marine catches Watson, Reg; Hoshino, Eriko; Beblow, Jordan; Revenga, Carmen; Kura, Yumiko; Kitchingman, Adrian


DIRECTOR’S FOREWORD. ABSTRACT. INTRODUCTION. Brief History of Fishing Gear. Impacts of Fishing Gear. METHODS. Data Sources and Documentation. Assignment Procedures. Mapping Results. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION. Global Catches by Gear. Gear Use by Major Fishing Countries. North America. Europe. Africa. Asia. Proportion of Catch Using Trawl or Dredge Gear. CONCLUSIONS. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. REFERENCES. APPENDICES. Annual average catch by fishing gear categories.Fishing gear associated with capture of marine fish families. Catch associated with trawl or dredge gear (URL link only).

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