fishing net


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Noun1.fishing net - a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled infishing net - a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in
drift net - a large fishnet supported by floats; it drifts with the current
gill net - a flat fishnet suspended vertically in the water to entangle fish by their gills
landing net - a bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water
net - a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
seine - a large fishnet that hangs vertically, with floats at the top and weights at the bottom
trammel, trammel net - a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh
trawl net, dragnet, trawl - a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
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fishing net

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References in classic literature ?
Captain Jim put away the fishing net upon which he was working, and welcomed them joyfully.
Abu Dhabi: Following the death of five dugongs, including an expectant mother who drowned in an illegal fishing net off Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat public beach, the Environment Agency -- Abu Dhabi (EAD) has undertaken extensive and unannounced inspections of commercial and recreational fishing activities in the emirate.
The results of the investigation and necropsy indicate that the most probable cause of death was drowning in an illegal fishing net, locally known as Hiyali.
Artist Marrawakamirr (Susan) Marrawunggu from Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts in the remote East Arnhem Land community of Gapuwiyak, drew on her clan and connection to country to create Mukarr (Ancestral Turtle) out of abandoned fishing net and string.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration halted efforts to rescue large whales caught in fishing gear temporarily after Canadian rescuer Joe Howlett died while trying to free a North Atlantic right whale out of a fishing net.
He added that the dead turtle, which he believes was among those seen swimming around the Paphos municipal baths and SODAP beach area in recent weeks, had a fishing net wrapped around it.
The women spent five days untangling a rope and fashioning it into a fishing net, which Rob and Simon swam out 60 metres which Rob and S to anchor, let go and watched sail off to Japan.
The company founders want the name to connect the skateboards and sunglasses to the ocean and their fishing net origins and to acknowledge respect for Chile's indigenous people.
The Fishing net (locally called Al Leekh) is one of the basic tools used by fisherman.
Edgard Arevalo said Labalan got caught in a fishing net during the night combat reconnaissance exercises, wherein "they (participants) were supposed to swim one nautical mile going to shore, to NAVSOG headquarters which is supposed to be the enemy encampment.
Steps taken to protect the turtles include tight control on the entry routes of vehicles to the Fuwairti area on the north-east coast and regular awareness campaigns targeting fishermen, instructing them to release them if caught in their fishing net.