Smart Gargoor — the first national electronic fish trap system of its kind in the world!

504207958Dubai: New deepwater fish traps in the UAE called gargoor will be equipped with GPS, underwater cameras and sensors to reduce lost harvest amid dwindling fish stocks, officials said on Tuesday. For more than a century, traditional gargoor were fashioned by fishermen into a half-globe-shaped underwater fish net of sorts using palm leaves to include a small entrance to lure fish, very much like lobster traps used the world over.Not only will the new traps modernise the commercial fishing industry, it will also help fisheries regulators monitor and control,,, Read the article here 11:43