Tag Archives: Fishing gear technology

There’s something wrong with cod

It will be another decade maybe, research shows, before harvesters can fish codfish commercially. It’s already been a quarter century since we’ve been able to fish cod commercially. Something is not right here. There has been ample time for cod to be back to commercial status with the minimum amount of cod that has been taken out of the system by Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. Why aren’t the cod stocks improving? Is it because of predators of cod and cod larvae, or is it due to seismic work for oil that is killing the food of cod and cod larvae? Is it poor science on cod stocks, and they really don’t know what’s out there? Is it because of foreign overfishing,,, click here to read the story 20:21

The Hookpod – New UK invention to save the albatross

Designed by brothers’ Ben and Pete Kibel, based in Devon, UK, and trialed extensively by the RSPB Albatross Task Force on behalf of BirdLife International, it is small in size and it said to have huge implications for saving the albatross from extinction. Read more here 17:57