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Fishing net or fishnet is a type of net that is use to enclose fish when it is pulled in[1]. All fishing nets are meshes usually formed by knotting a relatively thin thread. Modern nets are usually made of artificial polyamides like nylon, although nets of organic polyamides such as wool or silk thread were common until recently and are still used in certain areas. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Fishing with a net This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder. ... Fishing with a net This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder. ... Look up net in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A giant grouper at the Georgia Aquarium Fish are aquatic vertebrates that are typically cold-blooded; covered with scales, and equipped with two sets of paired fins and several unpaired fins. ... Fishing is the activity of hunting for fish by hooking, trapping, or gathering. ... A mesh is similar to fabric or a web in that it has many connected or weaved pieces. ... Some knots: 1. ... A polyamide is a polymer containing monomers joined by peptide bonds. ... Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers first produced on February 28, 1935 by Wallace Carothers at DuPont. ... Long and short hair wool at the South Central Family Farm Research Center in Boonesville, Arizona Wool is the fiber derived from the fur of animals of the Caprinae family, principally sheep, but the hair of certain species of other mammals such as goats, alpacas, llamas and rabbits may also... Silk dresses Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. ...


Types of fishing nets

A landing net
Fishermen in Bangladesh
A Moroccan fisherman mending his nets.
Fishing nets on a shrimp boat, Ostend, Belgium
 wes is a marmar lover A small hand net held open by a hoop and possibly on the end of a long stiff handle has been known since antiquity and may be used for sweeping up fish near the water surface like muskellunge and northern pike. Such a net used by an angler to aid in landing a captured fish is known as a landing net.[1] In England, hand netting is the only legal way of catching eels and has been practiced for thousands of years on the River Parrett and River Severn. 

A Cast net is small round net with weights around which is thrown by the fisher. Sizes vary up to about 4 m diameter. The net is thrown by hand in such a manner that it spreads out on the water and sinks. Fish are caught as the net is hauled back in.[2] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links BD-fishermen. ... Image File history File links BD-fishermen. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Fisherman_mending_net. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Fisherman_mending_net. ... Download high resolution version (1280x960, 673 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Fishery Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates Fishing net Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Fishing nets Categories: Wikipedia featured picture candidates ... Download high resolution version (1280x960, 673 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Fishery Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates Fishing net Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Fishing nets Categories: Wikipedia featured picture candidates ... The esplanade with the Thermae Palace, the former Royal Residence and the casino For other uses, see Ostend (disambiguation). ... // For the American politician, see Edmund Muskie. ... caught by an angler in the river Dráva, Hungary. ... The Angler (Lophius piscatorius) The angler, also sometimes called fishing-frog, frog-fish, or sea-devil (Lophius piscatorius), is a fish well known off the coasts of Great Britain and much of Europe. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... For other uses, see Eel (disambiguation). ... The River Parrett has its source in the springs in the hills around Chedington in Dorset in England and flows west through the Somerset Levels to its mouth in the Bristol Channel at Burnham on Sea a town on the edge of Bridgwater Bay, an important Nature Reserve. ... “Severn” redirects here. ...


Coracle-fishing is performed by two men, each seated in his coracle and with one hand holding the net while, with the other, he plies his paddle. When a fish is caught, each hauls up his end of the net until the two coracles are brought to touch and the fish is then secured. Coracle: Ku-Dru or Kowa of Tibet—Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago A coracle is a primitive type of boat. ...


The Chinese fishing nets (Cheena vala) found at Kochi in India are an example of shore operated lift nets.[3] because such nets are horizontally held by a large fixed structure and periodically lowered into the water. Huge mechanical contrivances hold out horizontal nets of 20 m or more across. The nets are dipped into the water and raised again, but otherwise cannot be moved. Kochi fishing net Cheena vala (Chinese fishing net), Kochi Raising the net The Chinese fishing nets (Cheena vala) of Kochi (formerly known as Cochin), a city in Kerala, south India are fixed land installations for an unusual form of fishing. ... Kochi (Malayalam: കൊച്ചി []), formerly known as Cochin, is the largest city in the state of Kerala, India, and one of the principal seaports in the country. ...


Drift net is a type of fishing net used in oceans, coastal seas and freshwater lakes. It is commonly used by many countries in the coastal waters.[4] Drift nets are nets used in oceans. ...


Gillnet catches fish which try to pass through it by snagging on the gill covers. Thus trapped, the fish can neither advance through the net nor retreat. Ghost nets are nets that have been lost at sea. They may continue to be a menace to wildlife for many years. Oil painting of gillnetting, The salmon fisher by Eilif Peterssen. ... Ghost nets are fishing nets that have been lost by fishermen. ...


A seine is a large fishing net that may be arranged in a number of different ways. In purse seine fishing the net hangs vertically in the water by attaching weights along the bottom edge and floats along the top. A simple and commonly used fishing technique is beach seining, where the seine net is operated from the shore. Danish seine is a method which has some similarities with trawling. A seine is a large fishing net that hangs vertically in the water by attaching weights along the bottom edge and floats along the top. ... A seine is a large fishing net that hangs vertically in the water by attaching weights along the bottom edge and floats along the top. ...


Stake net is a form of net for catching salmon, consisting of a sheet of network stretched on stakes fixed into the ground, generally in rivers or where the sea ebbs and flows, for entangling and catching the fish.


Trammel is a fishing net set vertically in the water with three layers. The inner layer is of a finer mesh than the outer layers.


Trawl is a large net, conical in shape, towed along the sea bottom. Trawling is a method of fishing that involves actively pulling a fishing net through the water behind one or more boats. Categories: Fisheries science | Fishing | Stub ... // Trawling Double-rigged shrimp trawler hauling in the nets Trawling is a method of fishing that involves actively pulling a fishing net through the water behind one or more boats. ...


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References

  1. ^ a b Fishing Tools - Landing Nets
  2. ^ Casting net.
  3. ^ Shore operated stationary lift nets
  4. ^ Drift net

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