Notus unveils world’s first shrimp detector

A real-time monitoring system launched by Notus is a first in giving shrimper skippers a way of knowing if their gear is on shrimp or not. The Notus Echo is designed to be mounted on a shrimp trawl’s separator grid and sends signals back to the wheelhouse indicating which part of a tow is most productive or if the shrimp catch rate has dropped off.

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Blue whiting boosts Danish pelagic sector

According to the Danish Pelagic PO, blue whiting has proved to be an increasingly important resource for Denmark’s fishmeal sector. This year Danish pelagic vessels have landed 81,000 tonnes of blue whiting valued at DKK132.4 million (€17.80 million) compared to 61,000 tonnes last year worth DKK83.50 million (€11.20 million) last year.

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