Fishing Patterns 1

Fishing tracks in the Clyde Estuary

Interesting fishing patterns in the Clyde Estuary.  I could find the following quite interesting article about it.
http://blog.globalfishingwatch.org/2016/08/ais-and-the-challenges-of-tracking-vessels-at-sea/

Vessel fishing tracks
Vessel fishing tracks
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Pride of Wales GK 291

The tracks seem to be similar to Purse Seine, but there are many fishing techniques used in the Clyde Estuary, and I am not a fisherman, so make your own mind up.
http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/interactions/gear/purseseine.htm

Here is an article from Seafood Scotland about Purse Seine.
http://www.seafoodscotland.org/en/responsible-sourcing/catching-methods/purse-seining.html

Fishing Patterns 1
Fishing Patterns 1

 

Fishing pattern 2
Fishing pattern 2

Here are the routes of some trawlers and a fishing support vessel.

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