Simulation of the virtual mackerel behavior to the trawl gear

트롤 어구에 대한 가상 고등어의 반응 행동 시뮬레이션

  • Lee, Gun-Ho (Department of Fisheries Physics, Graduate school, Pukyong National University) ;
  • Lee, Chun-Woo (Division of Marine Production System Management, Pukyong National University) ;
  • Kim, Young-Bong (Division of Electronic, Computer and Telecommunication Engineering, Pukyong National University) ;
  • He, Pingguo (Institute for EOS/Ocean Process Analysis Laboratory, University of New Hampshire) ;
  • Choe, Moo-Youl (Department of Fisheries Physics, Graduate school, Pukyong National University)
  • 이건호 (부경대학교 수산물리학과) ;
  • 이춘우 (부경대학교 해양생산시스템관리학부) ;
  • 김영봉 (부경대학교 전자컴퓨터통신공학부) ;
  • ;
  • 최무열 (부경대학교 수산물리학과)
  • Published : 2008.02.29


This paper focuses on the mackerel's visual ability and swimming capability, and aims to describe the behavior in capture and escape process by trawl. The visual sensory systems and reaction behavior based locomotory capability were analyzed and simulated. The ability of fish to see an object depends on the light intensity and the contrast and size of the object. Swimming endurance of the fish is dependent on the swimming speed and the size of the fish. Swimming speeds of the fish are simulated 3 types of the burst speed, the prolonged speed and the sustained speed according to the time they can maintain to swim. The herding and avoiding is typical reaction of the fish to the stimuli of trawl gear in the capture process. These basic behavior patterns of the virtual mackerel to the gear are simulated. This simulation will be helpful to understand the fishing processes and make high selectivity of fishing.


Fish behavior;Fishing simulator;Visual ability;Swimming;Trawl gear


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