Vacuum pumping better for trawl caught fish

All available cranes and winches are required to connect the tubes before each pumping trial. Low-pressure pumps and vacuum pumps for internal transport will be built into the trawlers of the future. Photo: Nofima

A collaborative experiment between Nofima and Nergård Havfiske AS has shown that pumping from the trawl’s cod-end is gentler for the fish than lifting the complete catch onto the deck.

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