This website provides an overview of the current scientific knowledge and provides a comprehensive list of publications related to pulse trawling.
Pulse trawls can be used to sustainably exploit the quota of the North Sea sole and at the same time substantially reduce the ecological and environmental cost. Pulse trawling therefore contributes to the objectives of the Common Fisheries Policy for sustainable exploitation. The improved selectivity further contributes to the objectives of the Landing Obligation to reduce the unintended bycatch. A transition from conventional beam trawling to pulse trawling will contribute to a reduction in the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions