seine net


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seine net

[sān ‚net]
(engineering)
A net used to catch fish by encirclement, usually by closure of the two ends and the bottom.
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Federal funding of $250,000 will help restore and rehabilitate the Seine Net Loft, a historical building at the Britannia Heritage Shipyard National Historic Site.
vessels moved to the western Pacific (an area where purse seine net use is still not regulated), were inactivated, or were sold to foreign companies.
When the water is shallow but too turbid for whales to be seen under the surface, an encircling or seine net is used.
His licence to fish has been handed over to a fisheries officer and his seine net fishing boat Radiant Morn II is about to be dismantled under new fish conservation regulations.
FWC officers working a net limitation detail near Holmes Beach in Manatee County observed what they thought were individuals fishing one large seine net.
Vessels deploying demersal trawls and seine nets will be permitted to retain on-board catches of sea bass that are not more than 1% of the weight of the total catches.
First, the state virtually doubled the commercial take of trout and came within a whisker of allowing seine nets back in the fishery.
The small fish die and only the big fish are taken," says Ali Sd, a 23-year old fisherman lounging in a white chair near the Sidon seafront, speaking about the purse seine nets that hamper his profession.
The NDG&F used fixed nets to collect crayfish while VCSU used seine nets and crayfish traps.
More than seven million dolphins have been killed in the tuna fishery since the late 1950s when large purse seine nets were first introduced.
That finding would have permitted tuna labels to state "dolphin safe" for tuna caught in the ETP with purse seine nets.