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fyke

 (fīk)
n.
A long, bag-shaped fishing net held open by hoops.

[Dutch fuik, from Middle Dutch fūke.]
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fyke

(faɪk)
n
(Fishing) US a fish trap consisting of a net suspended over a series of hoops, laid horizontally in the water
[C19: from Middle Dutch fuycke]
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fyke

(faɪk)

n. Hudson and Delaware Valleys.
a bag-shaped fish trap.
[1825–35, Amer.; < Dutch fuik, Middle Dutch fuycke; c. Old Frisian fūcke]
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Trapping was done with the help of hoop nets, fyke nets and dip nets for investigating the abundance and identification of species.
Data relating to the incidental captures of Hydromys in fyke nets deployed by Australian Platypus Conservancy (APC) staff for Platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus survey or monitoring purposes were summarised for the period from January 2000 through to June 2017.
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Long-term monitoring of fish catches using four fyke nets allowed assessment of changes in catch rates during a 2014 seismic survey in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.
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We have also recorded the presence of Bsal in populations with no evidence of population change so far, such as the incidental findings of dead Bsal-positive newts in fyke nets at sites 5 and 11, and the incidental findings of dead Bsal-positive fire salamanders at sites 12 and 14.
Trawling in the Peoria TWZ accounted for 97.7% (388 of 397) of total Shoal Chub collected while the other nine specimens were captured using mini fyke nets. Shoal Chub collected using mini fykes occurred at the Peoria TWZ (n=2), main channel border sites near RKM 251 (n=1) and 199 (n=1), Bath Chute side channel near RKM 182 (n=1), and at Snicarte Slough, a backwater complex near RKM 170 (n=4).
Of the 3222 samples containing Sand Lance, those >1000 fish were primarily conducted with a Puget Sound Protocol Net (66 of 86 records), but also included one 12-m beach seine, two 24-m beach seines, 3 fyke nets, and 14 tow nets.
This habitat preference may be responsible for the absence of lampreys during 2001-2002 in the EPS study, when depth at sampling sites was shallower than depths at sites during 2003-2012, and for low catches (4 individuals) in shallow fyke nets and beach seines during the CREDDP study.
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