chain mat


chain mat
a device used in front of a trawl to disturb fish and cause them to be caught by the following trawl net. An interlinked network of lateral and longitudinal tickler chains, q.v. Also called a chain matrix

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • chain matrix — chain mat …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • chain — chain; chain·er; chain·less; chain·let; chain·man; chain·o·mat·ic; chain·wale; en·chain; en·chain·ment; un·chain; mul·ti·chain; …   English syllables

  • mat — ach·ro·mat; ach·ro·mat·ic; achro·mat·o·cyte; ac·ous·mat·ic; ac·ro·a·mat·ic; ac·ro·a·mat·ics; ac·ro·mon·o·gram·mat·ic; ag·al·mat·o·lite; ag·ro·cli·mat·ic; al·lo·chro·mat·ic; al·lo·se·mat·ic; amag·mat·ic; am·bly·chro·mat·ic; am·phi·sto·mat·ic;… …   English syllables

  • Mat (picture framing) — For other uses, see Mat (disambiguation). Mats are available in a wide variety of colors and styles; this rack includes several hundred corner samples In the picture framing industry, a mat (or mount in British English) is a thin, flat piece of… …   Wikipedia

  • Microbial mat — A microbial mat is a multi layered sheet of micro organisms, mainly bacteria and archaea. Microbial mats grow at interfaces between different types of material, mostly on submerged or moist surfaces but a few survive in deserts.[1] They colonize… …   Wikipedia

  • Classical-map hypernetted-chain method — For the Canadian radio station, see CHNC FM . The classical map hypernetted chain method (CHNC method) is a method used in many body theoretical physics for interacting uniform electron liquids in two and three dimensions, and for interacting… …   Wikipedia

  • Consumer (food chain) — Spotted hyenas eating a dead Impala. Hyenas are one example of a consumer. Consumers are organisms of an ecological food chain that receive their energy by consuming other organisms. These organisms are formally referred to as heterotrophs, which …   Wikipedia

  • ar´o|mat´i|cal|ly — ar|o|mat|ic «AR uh MAT ihk», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. sweet smelling; spicy; fragrant: »The cinnamon tree has an aromatic inner bark. 2. of or designating a group of organic chemical compounds containing a closed chain of carbon atoms and mostly …   Useful english dictionary

  • ar|o|mat|ic — «AR uh MAT ihk», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. sweet smelling; spicy; fragrant: »The cinnamon tree has an aromatic inner bark. 2. of or designating a group of organic chemical compounds containing a closed chain of carbon atoms and mostly having a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chainomatic — chain·o·mat·ic …   English syllables


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.