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Trawlers use nets that sweep across the bottom, held open by "doors" on each side of the net. The contents of the net are emptied onto the deck and then sorted. Bycatch (non-targeted species) has been a significant issue with this form of fishing. (photo: Center for Coastal Studies)

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