A gillnet suspended by floats so that it fishes the top few metres of the water column.
Fisheries — dictionary. Aardward. 2004.
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driftnet — drift|net [ˈdrıftnet] n a large fishing net that floats behind a boat … Dictionary of contemporary English
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driftnet — verb To fish using a drift net … Wiktionary
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