What are 3 types of commercial fishing?
- Fishing with Nets. When you think of commercial fishing you probably think of big, giant nets swooping up a school of fish.
- Trawling. Trawling is dragging a net through the water behind a boat.
- Fishing with line.
- Harvesting Shellfish.
- Traps and Pots.
What do commercial fishermen do?
The commercial fishing industry includes any business engaged in the catching, taking, harvesting, cultivating, or farming of any kind of fish, shellfish, crustacean, sponge, seaweed, or other aquatic forms of animal and vegetable life.
Why is commercial fishing a thing?
Commercial fishing is essential in supporting the global livelihoods of nearly 60 million people who are directly employed in the fisheries and aquaculture sector, as well as ensuring food security for more than 3 billion people who rely on seafood as their primary source of protein.