backstrop
a short wire or chain system between the otter board and bridle on an otter trawl. Also called backboard becket, backstrop, board bridle, board leg, board strop, door legs, door strop and sling

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • backstrop roller — backstrop equaliser …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • backstrop norman — 1) a special u shaped bolt to which the backstrop is attached. Also called eye 2) any general attachment mechanism of the backstrop to the otter board of a trawl …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • backstrop link — a triangular steel link with rounded corners on the back of a trawl s otter board. The backstrop is attached here. Also called board link, door sling ring, shearboard link and VD link …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • backstrop ring — a steel ring on the back of a trawl s otter board for attaching the backstrop …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • backstrop equaliser — a block and swivel used as a rolling coupling to a single wire in place of two backstrops …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • backstrap — backstrop …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • backboard becket — backstrop (a short wire or chain system between the otter board and bridle on an otter trawl. Also called backstrop, board bridle, board leg, board strop, door legs, door strop and sling) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • board bridle — backstrop (a short wire or chain system between the otter board and bridle on an otter trawl. Also called backboard becket, backstrop, board leg, board strop, door legs, door strop and sling) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • board leg — backstrop (a short wire or chain system between the otter board and bridle on an otter trawl. Also called backboard becket, backstrop, board bridle, board strop, door legs, door strop and sling) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • board link — backstrop link (a triangular steel link with rounded corners on the back of a trawl s otter board. The backstrop is attached here. Also called door sling ring, shearboard link and VD link) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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