Brains vs prawn: the trawlers who put the shrimps on our barbies

ON A BALMY moonless night, prawn fisherman Kim Justice, 61, pilots the Coral J from Wallaroo to the night’s fishing grounds in Spencer Gulf. As the crew readies the boat, floodlights from other trawlers in the fleet twinkle brightly on the water. Dolphins cavort in the sea as squadrons of seagulls fly doggedly alongside the boat, waiting and hoping for a feed. When the official 8.30pm start time ticks over, the skipper signals go and the crew cast their prawn nets into the darkened water. Silently, the two funnel shaped nets,,, Read the rest here 08:32

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