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purse seine

n.
A fishing seine that is drawn into the shape of a bag to enclose the catch.

purse seiner n.
purse seining n.

purse seine

n
(Fishing) a large net towed, usually by two boats, that encloses a school of fish and is then closed at the bottom by means of a line resembling the string formerly used to draw shut the neck of a money pouch or purse

purse′ seine`


n.
1. a large seine, for use generally by two boats, that is drawn around a school of fish and then closed at the bottom.
2. the use of a seine to capture large schools of fish, esp. tuna.
purse′-seine`, v.i. -seined, -sein•ing.
purse′-sein`er, n.
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Noun1.purse seine - a seine designed to be set by two boats around a school of fish and then closed at the bottom by means of a linepurse seine - a seine designed to be set by two boats around a school of fish and then closed at the bottom by means of a line
seine - a large fishnet that hangs vertically, with floats at the top and weights at the bottom
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15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --A Spanish purse seiner is the first tropical tuna vessel in the world to test the latest in electronic monitoring technology, designed for instances where an onboard human observer is not a practical, or safe, option, or to supplement human observers.
Table 2: Management controls used in wholebody fisheries to avoid overfishing Species Herring Anchovy Sardine Menhaden Total X X X Available Catch Limits Area Catch X X X Limit Closed area X X X X Seasonal bans X X X X By catch X X limits Type of gear Purse seiner Purse seiner Purse seiner Purse seiner Any effect on No No No No seabed Min mesh size X X X X Vessel X X X X Registration Satellite X X X Tracking ITQ System X X X Source: IFFO Global Standard for Responsible Supply: Requirements for Certification, 2009.
Schloe says an Alaskan fishing family recently purchased an old wooden purse seiner, a fishing boat that uses a special type of net, to fish for salmon.
Later, Jack Babic is taking O'Neill on a ride around the Sound in the purse seiner he hasn't used for herring fishing in the 10 years the season has been closed.
Because bycatch information is not recorded in commercial purse seiner logbooks, observations collected by scientific observers aboard purse seiners appeared to be a useful way to assess the amount of bycatch taken by this fleet.
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But none of them could afford to own a single Tuna Long Liner or the Purse Seiner as yet due to the absence of the skilled manpower, high cost of vessels (4 3 to 6 million each), confidence of private sector for very heavy investments, and the problems of marketing the produce.
During 2008 and 2009 more than 75 percent of all purse seiner vessels' catches - comprising nearly half the overall catch-lack crucial information that regulators need to follow the fish from vessel to market.
The accused members of the Algerian Ministry of Fisheries allegedly agreed to turn a blind eye to illegal fishing for bluefin tuna by the Turkish purse seiner Akuadem 2, and even to prevent the routine inspection of the vessel by coast guards, in return for financial compensation.
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Announcement of competition: IMR want to rent a purse seiner to make various experiments with drop methodology and catch monitoring in purse seining.