Innovations are must for futherance of any industry to bring modernisation and benefits. For faster adaptability, new advances need commercial trials before application
however, relatively inexpensive innovations are always easy to introduce and implement. Some significant innovations which may revolutionise the fishing industry
as a whole in near future are Robot fish cage snow offshore fish cages are increasingly in use. MIT is in the process to develop 'thinking' fish cage which can navigate itself to optimal location and submerge when exposed to rough weather.
Tailoring a net body - it is a new way of shape cutting section of the body (baiting and belly) of a trawl net. There are several advantages of this desing eg. less drag, reduced water resistance and non-distortion of meshes.
Rotors, The Variable Thrust Vector Doors - remotely controlled active trawl spreading devices can be flown mid water and above the sea bottom.