bag net
1) a net for holding fish in aquaculture attached to the cage support frame
2) a conical or cubical bag-shaped net lifted from a boat
3) a conical bag-shaped net with short wings, fastened to poles or anchors, in strong current to strain out fish and lifted before the tide slackens
4) a net, of varying shape, deployed from a boat close to the sea bed. Baits are suspended just above the bag and the net is lifted once a sufficiency of fish has been attracted. A funnel type net may be attached to the mouth of the bag to prevent escape of fish
5) any net in which a fish enters a pocket

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Bag net — (b[a^]g n[e^]t ), n. A bag shaped net for catching fish. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bag-net — bagˈ net noun A bag shaped net for catching fish • • • Main Entry: ↑bag …   Useful english dictionary

  • bag net — noun : a bag shaped net for catching fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • bag net —   See net …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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  • Net —    In use among the Hebrews for fishing, hunting, and fowling. The fishing net was probably constructed after the form of that used by the Egyptians (Isa. 19:8). There were three kinds of nets.    1) The drag net or hauling net (Gr. sagene), of… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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