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Fishermen Team Up With Scientists To Make A More Selective Net

Dec 14, 2016

NPR: This summer [Ford] joined a net-maker and scientists at Portland's Gulf of Maine Research Institute to design a trawl net that targets profitable species while avoiding cod.

"I think of the net as a cone of netting being pulled through the water and over the sea bed," says Steve Eayrs, the GMRI scientist who led the project.