gill net


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a flat fishnet suspended vertically in the water to entangle fish by their gills

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On behalf of the Environment Agency, solicitor Simon Crowder told the court that on four occasions Burton was seen using a gill net to catch salmon and migratory trout at the River Wear at Low Southwick, in Sunderland.
Our results suggest that boat electrofishing may be a more effective manner to assess the relative abundance of common carp than gill net sampling, but additional work would need to be conducted to substantiate this observation.
Given the size selectivity of the Gulf corvina gill net fishery (i.
However, it is important to remember that the continuous overharvest of wall-eye by the commercial gill net fishery is largely responsible for the declines," the report stated.
The highest reported bycatch rates for longline fisheries occurred off Mexico's Baja California peninsula; for gill net, the North Adriatic region of the Mediterranean; and for trawls, the Northwest Atlantic.
Officials from local and national fishing organizations and conservation groups reportedly met in the town hall in Puerto Jiminez to lay out the 30-month plan that would involve eliminating shrimp trawlers from the area, conducting biological studies and teaching gill net fishermen how to use sustainable fishing practices.
Ten juvenile shortnose sturgeon and six juvenile Atlantic sturgeon were captured in 209 gill net and 186 trammel net collections during May 2005 through December 2006.
Stepin also admitted using a 60-metre gill net to trap fish.
The largest net was a 6-tonne, 19-kilometre-long Taiwanese gill net found off the coast of Arnhem Land in 2006.
Catch rates of common snook were low (<1 common snook per gill net set) and varied among years, as did size structure.
In the spring of 1984, Peter Wallerstein received a phone call about an adult whale and her calf struggling to free themselves from the cutting confines of a gill net.
9-ton flatfish gill net fishing boat belongs to the Nemuro fishery cooperative.
The fish was caught in a shark gill net by a captain who had no idea of the significance of his find, but still thought the fish bizarre enough to contact the local museum in the African town of East London.
The MNR states that number resulted from an estimate by its enforcement staff of the catch of the Aboriginal gill net fishery.
He had to observe the routine discarding of the gill net by-catch; the approximate 50 pounds of discarded sea creatures for every pound of the desired "number one" turbot; the shooting of seagulls, murres, whales, seals, and polar bears (one of the shooting crew members told Dwyer that dead whales make large crabs); the leaving of nets which continued "ghost fishing" (nets which could not be retrieved because of rough seas); and the throwing overboard of garbage and old torn fishing nets.