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purse seine
(english) A fishing net used to encircle surface-dwelling fish, landed usually aboard a boat rather than beached. The net may be of up to 1 km length and 300 m depth and is used to encircle surface schooling fish such as mackerel, trevally and skipjack tuna. It is set at speed from a large, powered vessel and the other end is anchored by a small boat. During retrieval the bottom of the net is closed or pursed by drawing a purse line through a series of rings to prevent the fish escaping. (See also: fishery)
senne coulissante
(french) Filet de pĂȘche utilisĂ© pour entourer des poissons vivants dans la surface d'eau, dĂ©barquĂ© Ă  bord un bateau plutĂŽt que Ă©chouĂ©. Le filet peut ĂȘtre jusqu'Ă  1 km de longueur et 300 m de profondeur et utiliser pour entourer les poissons formant des bancs dans la surface, tel que des maquereaux, des carangues et des bonites. À la rĂ©cupĂ©ration, le fond du filet est fermĂ© ou serrĂ© en tirant une ligne de pinçage Ă  travers une sĂ©rie d'anneaux pour empĂȘcher les poissons de s'Ă©chapper. (See also: fishery)
tarrafa
(portuguese) Rede de pesca utilizada na captura de cardumes de espécies de peixes que habitam a zona epipelågica (carapau, alguns atuns etc). Pode ter 1 Km de comprimento e 300 m de altura. Durante a alagem desta rede, o saco é fechado pela acção de um cabo para evitar a fuga da captura. (See also: fishery)

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