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‘Precision fishing’ trial confirmed to help the tiddlers

Precision-Seafood-Harvesting-SUPPLIEDA new form of commercial fishing has improved the survival rates for by-catch, scientists involved in the New Zealand project said. The system – which uses a large, flexible PVC liner with specifically sized holes along its length, allows undersized fish to escape before they are brought on board the fishing boat. The fish that are brought on board stay in better condition because they are still swimming in the liner when they are on the deck, the scientists said. Read the rest here 14:00