batings
the upper part of a trawl corresponding to the belly on the lower part. Also called baitings

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • pipe — extension piece (tapered sections of netting between the belly and the batings and the cod end of a trawl. Also called swallow piece, tail, tail piece, taper, Y piece) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • swallow piece — extension piece (tapered sections of netting between the belly and the batings and the cod end of a trawl. Also called pipe, tail, tail piece, taper, Y piece) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • tail — 1) the part of the body posterior to the abdominal cavity, thus including the caudal peduncle and the tail fin 2) the tail fin alone 3) the length of line between the hook and a leger or paternoster 4) to lift a fish by its tail. Also called… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • tail piece — 1) extension piece (tapered sections of netting between the belly and the batings and the cod end of a trawl. Also called pipe, swallow piece, tail, taper, Y piece) 2) tail cloth …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • taper — 1) an area that slopes gradually and evenly towards deeper water 2) extension piece (tapered sections of netting between the belly and the batings and the cod end of a trawl. Also called pipe, swallow piece, tail, tail piece, Y piece) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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