Origins of the bottom trawling controversy in the British Isles: 19th century witness testimonies reveal evidence of early fishery declines
Article first published online: 5 APR 2013
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Fish and Fisheries
Volume 15, Issue 3, pages 506–522, September 2014
How to Cite
Thurstan, R. H., Hawkins, J. P. and Roberts, C. M. (2014), Origins of the bottom trawling controversy in the British Isles: 19th century witness testimonies reveal evidence of early fishery declines. Fish and Fisheries, 15: 506–522. doi: 10.1111/faf.12034
- Issue published online: 16 JUL 2014
- Article first published online: 5 APR 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 19 FEB 2013
- Manuscript Received: 23 OCT 2012
Figure S1. Locations of the major towns and ports around the British Isles and Ireland visited by the Royal Commission of Enquiry (1866).
Figure S2. Fish (i.e. finfish and shellfish) transported from coastal ports by three 19th century rail companies.
Table S1. Likert Scale descriptions of perceptions of trawling.
Table S2. Quotations from witnesses at the Royal Commissions of 1866 and 1885 on the effects of bottom trawling on the seabed.
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