fishpound
a net or fence set in streams or along the coast to direct fish into a holding container for easy removal. Also called trap net or setnet

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fishpound — /fish pownd /, n. a submerged net used in commercial fishing for capturing fish. [1855 60, Amer.; FISH + POUND3] * * * …   Universalium

  • fishpound — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a net attached to stakes that is used for catching fish : weir * * * /fish pownd /, n. a submerged net used in commercial fishing for capturing fish. [1855 60, Amer.; FISH + POUND3] …   Useful english dictionary

  • madrague — məˈdrag noun ( s) Etymology: French, from Provençal madrago, from Arabic mazrabah : a large fishpound or a seine used to capture tuna in the Mediterranean …   Useful english dictionary

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