fishing gear
the equipment used for fishing, e.g. gillnet, handline, hook and line, harpoon, seine, longline, midwater trawl, purse seine, rod-and-reel, traps, trawl, spears, etc. but not vessels

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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