trawl net


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trawl net

n.
A large tapered fishing net that is towed along the sea bottom or at a given depth below the surface.
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Noun1.trawl net - a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depthstrawl net - a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
fishing net, fishnet - a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in
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This study measured the amount of time it took bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) to arrive near a shrimp trawl vessel whether or not a trawl net was deployed and the amount of time after a trawl net was deployed before dolphins engaged in foraging from the trawl net.
What name is given to the device which keeps the mouth of a trawl net open?
Southern California Trawlers Association members have continuously refined the halibut trawl net to minimize by catch and any other potential effects on marine ecosystems.
1) and collected the scallops with a bottom trawl net (mouth opening width, 2.
Using a standard plankton trawl net with a sieve of 300 microns modified for the voyage, the crew regularly skimmed the surface for tiny, insidious fragments of plastic and had a 100 per cent recovery rate.
During those years, while observing the operation of various experimental trawl nets, NMFS serendipitously recorded three sea turtles encountering the trawl net.
In the revised Deep Sea Fishing Policy of 2009, the government also introduced mesh size of 90 mm (stretched) or more with no additional bags, for the purpose of reducing the size mesh in the code end of the trawl net to avoid illegal fishing, he said.
The introduction of the beam trawl net in the 1890s as a way to save money and replace the baited long-line leads to the lean times of the 1930s.
The number of boats allowed for saury fishing in the North Pacific Ocean will be set at 232, while that for offshore trawl net fishing involving flatfish and others will be cut by 86 to 446, they said.
This February, NMFS researchers again ran a trawl net along the seafloor off the northeastern U.
An anchor, said to have been used to weigh down the body, was brought up in the trawl net.
During these operations, evidence was discovered of substantial damage to the site from natural deterioration, scouring, extensive fishing trawl net damage and the intrusion of modern trash and debris.