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CASE STUDY

Developing Precision Fishing in Nephrops Fishery

Collaborators:

Ian Kinsey (Fisherman, SNTech Advisor)

Duration:

Nov 2020 –

Location

West Coast of Scotland

Objective:

Working with Ian to develop Precision Fishing technology and test it during his regular fishing operations.

GEAR TYPE:

Demersal trawler

TARGET SPECIES:

Nephrops

BYCATCH SPECIES:

Ground fish

Technology used:

Project Summary:

Ian Wightman is a Nephrops fisher on the west coast of Scotland who is on our advisory board. We work closely with him to trial all our products to ensure they work and fit seamlessly into a fishing environment. Ian’s provides invaluable feedback that is taken into great consideration during our development processes. He has been trialling our Pisces lights since November 2020 and, more recently, is trialling our other Precision Fishing technology.

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