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July 15th, 2011
Salmon Fishing Season to be Monitored from Space

Specialist of the “Ecological Watch” N. Vorobyev says that an idea started up in this connection to develop a method of space monitoring of fishing rules compliance during salmon fishing season. Respective satellite images of the part of the seashore were submitted by ScanEx Research & Development Center. It turned out that the trammel nets, installed by the fishery companies, are clearly seen. It was detected that many companies are really “cheating on the law”. Out of 59 nets seen by the satellite 24 were installed with violations: length was exceeded, “the rule perpendicular” was not observed, i.e. the net ends narrowed, basically blocking the estuary and were installed closer to the estuary, than allowed. Read More