boat seine
a net consisting of two wings, a body and a bag, operated from a boat and hauled along the sea floor by two long ropes that help in driving fish towards the net opening, e.g. a Danish seine

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • seine — a net shaped like a curtain used to encircle fishes, usually weighted at the bottom and with floats at the top, and often with a bag in the centre. May be operated from shore, or from a boat (Danish or Scottish seines) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • Danish seine — The main form of boat seine in Australia, used on the continental shelf out to its edge to fish along the sea floor. In reality fly dragging , the gear is set in a pear shape with the net at the base of the pear and the ropes making up the sides; …   Fisheries — dictionary

  • master of the seine — seine master (a man in charge of a boat and crew fishing with seines) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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