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Construction has begun at the Asterillos de Murueta shipyard in Bilbao of Ice Trawl Greenland’s new Nataarnaq. Image: Royal Greenland

New Nataarnaq built in Spain

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Greenland fishing company Ice Trawl Greenland A/S has placed an order for a new shrimp trawler with the Asterillos de Murueta shipyard in Bilbao. According to the chairman of Ice…

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Read more about the article Shrimp grid developed to keep langoustine by-catch
The experimental grid has an opening to allow langoustine to pass through into the codend instead of being filtered out with other by-catches. Image: Liz B. Kolstad Kvalvik, Havforskningsinstituttet 

Shrimp grid developed to keep langoustine by-catch

Norwegian coastal fishermen have since the beginning of this year been required to use a sorting grid when trawling for shrimp, with the disadvantage that they lose a valuable by-catch…

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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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