gill net

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gill net

[′gil ‚net]
(engineering)
A net that entangles the gill covers of fish.
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Washington gill-netters would be unaffected by the measure - a fundamental flaw that puts into question the proposal's enforceability and real intent.
In January 2010, a near maximum size giant sea bass (500 pound or 227 kg was captured off Santa Cruz Island by commercial gill-netters legally targeting white seabass (Atractoscion nobilis).
You see trollers and trawlers, seiners and crabbers, long-liners, gill-netters, and huge factory ships.