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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Average richness of fish caught was significantly different only between the long seine net and the cast net (Tukey HSD p = 0.0001) and the long seine net and the gill net (Tukey HSD p = 0.0001) (Figure 2a).
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.
The hoop net and the tail rope are placed on the whales as they are disentangled from the seine net. Then the whales are taken carefully to shallow water.
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.
Among some FWC actions were an early opening for the commercial shellfish season in Apalachicola Bay and a temporary loosening of seine net restrictions in Escambia County.
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. But when they approached the vessel, they discovered that four seines were in the water, three of which were lashed together with long strips of Velcro.
He said those in the greatest danger were the seine net boats fishing alone.
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.