headrope


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headrope

(ˈhɛdˌrəʊp)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical the part of a bolt-rope attached to the head of a sail
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Tenders are invited for 210/6/3 95mm mesh, Complete fitting with headrope foot rope 10mm sinker, Float, Angla etc.
3-m headrope, a codend that had a 1-cm mesh liner, and deepwater headrope floats ("rock hoppers") was deployed from the stern trawl A-frame by using both trawl winches and 2.
At first, the Cartagena fleet used one trawl on each side, made out of polyamide and with headrope lengths (HRL) between 65- to 90-feet.
8 m headrope nets), using the standard 50-mm diamond mesh codend used by commercial prawn fishers.
Headrope length for the primary trawls was similar among areas and target with an average from 50.
7 m wide at the headrope with 38-mm stretched nylon multifilament mesh.
Tenders are invited for 210/4/3 52 mm mesh complete fitting with headrope foot rope 10mm, Sinker, Float, Angla etc.
Additionally, large Pacific cod do not routinely swim above the trawl because analysis of acoustic backscatter collected concurrently with trawl hauls indicated that only 4% of the acoustic backscatter attributed to Pacific cod occurred at heights above the headrope.
The vertical opening and its distance in relation to the bottom was controled by the Ossian Trawl-Eye 49 KHz transducer fixed in the headrope.
Attached to each outrigger are one or two nets typically 30-50 ft in headrope length (Fig.
Tenders are invited for 210/3/3 28 mm mesh, Complete fitting with headrope 8mm and foot rope 10mm sinker, Float, Angla etc.