AI-empowered fishing net helps prevent by-catch


Source: FIS

New Smartrawl has been developed to ensure fishing vessels only catch the species they’re targeting

An underwater robotic sorting device which helps fishing trawlers prevent by-catch by identifying and sizing fish and other marine life in real-time – is being developed by researchers from Heriot-Watt University in partnership with Fisheries Innovation & Sustainability (FIS), and funded by the UK Seafood Innovation Fund.

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