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Coral guard fishing net / fishing net

Coral guard fishing net

According to the latest report, about 640,000 tons of "ghost fishing nets" are discarded in the ocean every year. These professional fishing nets are usually extremely resilient and not easy to break. Corals will suffocate once they were entangled by the fishing net, and therefore die in large numbers, seriously threatening marine ecological health. This design uses biodegradable material that can be degraded in seawater to make the knots of the fishing net. In this way, the threat posed by ordinary fishing nets will be eliminated without affecting the normal use of fishermen. Thus to better protect the marine ecology.


Dalian Minzu University

Dalian Minzu University
Dalian, China

Haiyan Wu,
Dalian Minzu University

Runjiu Zhao,
Dalian Minzu University