SDG 14 · Indicator
Fish caught by trawling
Ratings provide a visual representation of a country’s performance on the indicator.
Significant challenges remain
Major challenges remain
The percentage of fish caught by trawling, a method of fishing in which industrial fishing vessels drag large nets (trawls) along the seabed.
The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 1.
Sea Around Us (2018). A global fishing gear dataset for integration into the Sea Around Us global fisheries databases (in review). Tim Cashion, Dalal Al-Abdulrazzak, Dyhia Belhabib, Brittany Derrick, Esther Divovich, Dimitrios Moutopoulos, Simon-Luc Noël, Maria L.D. Palomares, Lydia Teh, Dirk Zeller and Daniel Pauly. Available at http://www.seaaroundus.org/data/#/search