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castnet
(english) A method of catching fish by throwing a net over them. The net opens in the air to a diameter of about 2 m and sinks rapidly because of weights attached to its margin. (See also: fishing effort, artisanal fisheries, gear)
épervier
(french) Filet de pêche circulaire et plombé sur sa marge qui peut mesurer jusqu'à 2 mètres de diamètre. Se déploie en l'air après lancer, puis coule rapidement en piégeant les poissons. (See also: fishing effort, artisanal fisheries, gear)
tarrafa
(portuguese) Método de pesca no qual o pescador atira a rede sobre o peixe; tarrafa. (See also: fishing effort, artisanal fisheries, gear)

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