Encircling Nets

Encircling Nets

 

in fishing, devices used to catch fish by straining the water through the netting. The fish remain in the net as it is hauled in; they do not get entangled in the netting. Encircling nets, which include trawls, seines, and trap nets, are widely used in commercial fishing.

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Time and again, when a mob of them was well in hand and being driven along the streets to the water, the comrades would create a diversion, and the mob would escape through the consequent hole torn in the encircling net.
FISHERMEN gathered outside the ministry of agriculture yesterday in protest after hearing that licences had been granted for fishing with encircling nets, which would mean bigger catches for some while others used more traditional, a and smaller netting.
The reduction for China includes 3,000 tons approved for Chinese fishermen this year for fishing with encircling nets in the Sea of Japan and in the East China Sea.