beach seine

(from the article `commercial fishing`) Seine nets are often employed in beach seining, where fish shoals are near beaches. Large beach-seining operations for sardinelike fishes and other ... ...fine, heavy nets that capture fish by encircling them. Seine nets, trawls, dredges, and long lines are all varieties of surrounding nets. Of .....
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