More habitat-friendly fishing for the Barents
Following two years of work, the newly designed trawl is ready for testing. In addition to special rigging and operation modes that will reduce seabed damage, the new design also has less drag, thus requiring less fuel consumption.
This summer, research boats in the Barents and beyond are refining a miniature version of the experimental trawl. If all goes well, a full-sized rig will be built and tested by researchers next summer.
Original article in Russian