gill net


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to gill net: drift net

gill net

[′gil ‚net]
(engineering)
A net that entangles the gill covers of fish.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Drift gill nets may not be used in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) to fish for king mackerel of the Gulf migratory group or Spanish mackerel of the Gulf and Atlantic migratory groups, Joseph W.
Furthermore, from 1997 through 2002, there was a significant positive correlation ([r.sup.2]=0.79; P=0.0003) between seasonal bycatch estimates of bottlenose dolphins in gill nets and rates of stranded dolphins with entanglement lesions.
Considering dynamics and sustainability of swimming crab, Portunus trituberculatus, integrated data sets of length frequency, gill net and crab pots fishery demonstrates that population of swimming crab have been targeted beyond the safe limitations in Zhejiang provincial waters.
In June 2011, two veteran biologists with DEC's Bureau of Fisheries--Mike Clancy and Don Einhouse--set off one warm and sunny afternoon with a boat loaded with gill nets to see if the angler stories checked out.
Hydrographic mapping and gill net sampling at the upstream end of the Navesink River, near the salinity front, were conducted during 12 weeks in May through October 2007.
Boat kinds Nets kinds Woods kinds Wood boat Gill net haraz Metal boat Cast net sonut sharoug crabs neem flouka mahogani Fiber glass sayal
Catch per unit effort and fish size (total length in mm) for fishes captured by overnight gill net sets in 2004.
On behalf of the Environment Agency, solicitor Simon Crowder told the court that on four occasions Burton was seen using a gill net to catch salmon and migratory trout at the River Wear at Low Southwick, in Sunderland.
Over the Herculite fabric, McPherson tied sections of two-inch bar, monofilament gill net. Over the gill net, he secured some commercially available military-style camouflage netting that has an integral Nylon mesh backing.
An experimental study of gill net and trammel net 'ghost fishing' off the Algarve (southern Portugal).
The Centre for Marine Sciences and Fisheries of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has discovered a new pair of parrot fish, scientifically known as Queen Coris, which were hunted by a gill net near the coast off Masirah Island.
The charges allege he was caught using an outlawed monofilament gill net and took salmon without permission.