Fishing - Pelagic trawling & purse seining (OTM, PTM, TM, PS, PS1, PS2)

The use of pelagic trawling/purse seining as part of a commercial fishery.

FAO gear type (letters in brackets) is the International Standard Statistical Classification of Fishing Gear (ISSCFG). This was originally adopted during the 10th Session of the Coordinating Working Party on Fishery Statistics (July 1980).

Associated productive assessment: