Fishing Gears and Methods in Southeast Asia: VI. Cambodia
This compilation of the most important fishing gears and methods in use in Cambodia is the sixth volume in the Monograph Series, "Fishing Gears and Methods in Southeast Asia". The aim is for better understanding of the existence marine fishing gears and methods in the Cambodia, therefore with the initiative of SEAFDEC/Training Department conducted the study with a view to introduce the structure of gear and fishing techniques of the main fishing gears commonly used in Cambodia since 2003 in collaboration with the Fisheries Administration/Cambodia. The study was a part of ASEAN-SEAFDEC program on "Responsible Fisheries Technology and Practices" funded by Government of JAPAN through the trust fund program in fisheries. This volume contains description of 74 types of marine fishing gears presently employed in the marine fisheries of Cambodia. Fishing methods of tenth important groups namely surrounding nets, trawl nets, lift nets, falling gear, gill nets, traps, hook and lines, scoop nets, dredges and miscellaneous gears are also described. It is hoped that this book can serve as a useful reference for those who are interested in marine fisheries in Cambodia.