Sustainability of the C Bud versus traditional draggers

Using The C Bud 

Using traditional dragging methods

Articles on using traditional harvesting gear

In fact, scallop dredging is known to pretty inefficient. Many scallops are missed as the dredges bounce along, many are also fatally damaged as dredge teeth coming down hard smash through the shell leaving them broken on the seabed for scavengers to feed on.

Getting to the Bottom of Trawling’s Carbon Emissions
Trawling seabeds makes climate change worse
Report highlights urgent need to end bottom trawling
Traditional dragging impact
Scallop Dredging and its effects on catch and habitat
Minimal impact
Invasive Species