The effect of lunar cycle, tidal condition and wind direction on the catches and profitability of Japanese common squid Todarodes pacificus jigging and trap-net fishing

Abstract

Jigging with artificial lights (squid jigging) and deploying of large scale trap-net (also known as a set-net in Japan), are the major methods to capture Japanese common squid Todarodes pacificus in western Japan. Squid jigging is a highly selective fishing method. However, it consumes large amount of energy for steaming to the fishing ground and for… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12562-014-0799-6

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