CDS 102 Codends (bags, brailers)

10 Sessions


The student is introduced to the main types of codends and selectivity devices that are in use to make trawl gears as environmentally friendly as possible..


The course covers conventional codends, T90 netting, full and partial square mesh codends, including observation of models in the flume tank and how codends are constructed. Emphasis is placed on various kinds of selectivity devices for fish and shrimp and discussion of the different tools observed is encouraged.

Study material:

Material supplied by the instructor on paper and in electronic format, practical sessions using the flume tank

Teaching staff reserve the right to adjust the length of session in particular modules or to leave out sections, according to the requirements of individual groups of students.

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