Information on fishing vessels and gear dimensions working in areas 35F1-4 and 36F1-4 of the North Sea

B. van Marlen, R.A. Bol

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Abstract

This study gives an extract from the Dutch VIRIS database for ICES rectangles 35F1 to 35F4 and 36F1 to 36F4 over the years 2003#2007 by gear type and vessel power. The most common gear type in this area in the beam trawl and most common vessel classes are those with 221 kW (300 hp) and 1471 kW (2000 hp) main engine power. Technical details of the beam trawl gear for the most common vessel class of 1471 kW (2000 hp) are given and also current developments in technology of these gears .
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationIJmuiden
PublisherIMARES
Number of pages43
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Publication series

NameReport / Wageningen IMARES
PublisherIMARES
No.C087/08

Keywords

  • fishing gear
  • fishing vessels
  • engines
  • power
  • technology
  • fisheries

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