Miscellaneous Gear Fishing
Beside the above-mentioned fishing gear, Vietnam also has many other fisheries. These fishing gear are used to capture some typical species, like clam dredge and fish harpoon.
These fisheries are implemented in some areas only that have their target species, for example: clam dredge in the South, fish harpoon around the islands.
Fishing Gear and Methods
1. Clam Dredge
The Clam dredge is used in large vessels with engines of 350 Hp. The fishing gear has a parallelepiped shape. It is made of steel netting with a size of 4 -10 mm, and the size of the net mouth is 330 x 1360 mm. One vessel hauls 1 - 3 units according to its engine capacity.