fish attracting device
fish aggregating device

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • attracting device — fish aggregating device (artificial or natural floating objects placed on the ocean surface, often anchored to the bottom, to attract several schooling fish species underneath, thus increasing their catchability. Used with tuna, for example.… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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