haul seine


haul seine
noun
: a long net for commercial fishing one end of which is usually attached to the land and the other run around a school of fish which are then drawn ashore

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • haul-seine — see haul n. 4 …   Useful english dictionary

  • haul seine — beach seine (a net used to encircle fish in shallow water; usually operated by two people wading out from shore, the net has lead weights to keep the bottom on the sea floor and floats to keep the top of the net at or near the surface; there may… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • round haul seine — noun see round haul net …   Useful english dictionary

  • long-haul seine — a 350 metre seine set by a boat but hauled by hand …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • round haul seine — a wall of seines arranged in an arc or semi circle, the two ends being brought together and the bottom being at least partially closed to capture and concentrate the school, and the fish transferred on board a boat …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • haul seiner — noun : one that fishes with a haul seine …   Useful english dictionary

  • haul — /hawl/, v.t. 1. to pull or draw with force; move by drawing; drag: They hauled the boat up onto the beach. 2. to cart or transport; carry: He hauled freight. 3. to cause to descend; lower (often fol. by down): to haul down the flag. 4. to arrest… …   Universalium

  • Seine fishing — For other uses, see Seine (disambiguation). A basic seine net Seine fishing is fishing using a seine. A seine is a large fishing net that hangs in the water due to weights along the bottom edge and floats along the top. Boats equipped for seine… …   Wikipedia

  • haul net — A fishing gear similar to a Danish seine but operated from a small boat in shallow water (less than 5 m). Unlike in a Danish seine, the ropes are short and the net is hand hauled while the vessel is stationary …   Fisheries — dictionary

  • seine rope — one of the two long ropes used to haul in a seine …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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