Chapter 1. One Hundred and Twenty Years of Change in Fishing Power of English North Sea Trawlers

  1. Andy Payne,
  2. John Cotter and
  3. Ted Potter
  1. Georg H. Engelhard

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302653.ch1

Advances in Fisheries Science: 50 years on from Beverton and Holt

Advances in Fisheries Science: 50 years on from Beverton and Holt

How to Cite

Engelhard, G. H. (2008) One Hundred and Twenty Years of Change in Fishing Power of English North Sea Trawlers, in Advances in Fisheries Science: 50 years on from Beverton and Holt (eds A. Payne, J. Cotter and T. Potter), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302653.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), Pakefield Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, UK

Author Information

  1. Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), Pakefield Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170833

Online ISBN: 9781444302653

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Keywords:

  • English North sea trawlers - 120 years of change in fishing power;
  • from sailing to early steam trawling;
  • steam trawling domination;
  • steam giving way to diesel;
  • rise of modern twin-beam trawling;
  • recent changes in fishing power;
  • major changes in fishing power measured in different eras

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • ERA 1 - 14th to 19th Century: From Sailing to Early Steam Trawling

  • ERA 2 - First Half of the 20th Century: Domination of Steam Trawling

  • ERA 3 - 1950s and 1960s: Steam Giving Way to Diesel

  • ERA 4 - 1960s to 1980s: Rise of Modern Twin-Beam Trawling

  • ERA 5 - 1980s to Present: Recent Changes in Fishing Power

  • Conclusions

  • References