Destructive fishing practices and overfishing are among the most significant threats facing our oceans today. A single pass of bottom trawl removes up to 20% of seafloor fauna and flora.
BOTTOM TRAWLING: SCRAPING THE BOTTOM OF THE OCEAN CLEAN: AN INSATIABLE DRIVE FOR PROFITS, DESTRUCTION OF OCEAN ECOSYSTEMS http://sco.lt/6yvlEf
Grind TV, November 25, 2013
INDISCRIMINATE BOTTOM LONG-LINING: ENORMOUS RARE SEA CREATURE HAULED FROM DEPTHS http://www.grindtv.com/outdoor/nature/post/enormous-rare-sea-creature-hauled-from-depths-by-florida-shark-fisherman/