Date of Award
Master of Arts in Marine Affairs
Dr. Niels West
There are more than 40 types of fishing gears operated in Malaysia. These gears are classified locally into 11 gear groups based on their principles of operation. These gears have never been fully documented. This investigation attempts to document all the commercially important fishing gears in the country, the technical specifications, methods of operation, identify spacial differences in gears, operation and review the share/lay system operated in the industry.
Bin Haji Mohamed, Mohamed Ibrahim, "The Malaysian Fishing Gears and Methods" (1980). Theses and Major Papers. Paper 21.