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. 2009.

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  • eye — 1) the point of attachment for the line on a hook or anchor 2) opening at the inner end of the funnel in fish traps and pots 3) a reference to markings on a fish body, often incorporated in the fish name 4) as fish eye, variously an e …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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