Definitions for "Trawling"
Keywords:  towed, boat, demersal, fish, seafood
A harvesting method that involves dragging an open-mouthed net behind the boat. Many types of bottom-dwelling fish are caught when trawling.
A process where nets are towed through the water by boats to collect sea life.
A variety of fishing operations in which nets are towed behind a boat to sweep the water. The nets may be set to fish at different depths, depending on the target species (see demersal trawling).