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 Form 4 Geography online lessons on fishing

Types of Fishing:pelagic fishing and types of fish caught in pelagic fishing

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Types of Fishing
Pelagic Fishing
- Catching of fish which live close to the surface e.g. mackerel, menhaden, herring, sardines and tuna.
-The type of fish caught using this method are called pelagic fish and are small in size.
-They are found in shoals and are migratory in character and therefore pelagic fishing is a seasonal activity.
-The best method to catch pelagic fish is drifting and seining.


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