Design Construction and Uses of Trawal Fishing Gear

by K P Biswas

ISBN: 9789351307723
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 8995.00
Biblio : xv+238p., figs., tabls., ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. K.P. Biswas, M.Sc., Ph.D., D.F.Sc. (Bombay), E.F. (West Germany), F.Z.S., F.A.B.S. (Kolkata), Former Joint Director Fisheries (LI), Government of Orissa, Director Fisheries, A&N Islands, Government of India, Principal, Fisheries Training Institute, Fishery Technologist (ICAR), and at present Faculty Member of Marine Science Department, University of Calcutta and West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences. <BR> The author operated 28 wooden fishing trawlers (32 - 48 feet LOA) from

About The Book

The net, among the fishing gear occupies the prime position in catching fish commercially for mass production. Among the net, trawl net chase the fish to be caught, as such, has established itself as the most important gear throughout the world oceans. With these objectives, the book in its nineteen chapters, not only, outlined the features of the trawl net, but described the operational characteristics of the net in different operating conditions.. Starting with the principles of the design and

Table of Contents

1. Evolution of Trawl Fishing Gear 1 <BR> Parts of trawl net, Webbings, Square, Bosom, Jibs, Quarters, Side panels. Bellies, Throat, Cod end, Flapper, Apron, Lines and ropes. Foot rope, Bolch line, Details of construction-Baiting and creasing. Point and Bar cutting. Mesh and bar cutting, Joining of panels and take up ratio, Joining ratio, Mounting of netting. Hanging coefficient. <BR> Description of trawl gear: Conventions adopted in data sheets. Webbing, Material, Type of knot, Preservation