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(English) A fishing net shaped like a curtain to hang vertically in the water, the ends being drawn together to encircle fish. It is usually weighted at the bottom and has floats at the top, and often with a bag in the centre. May be operated from shore, or from a boat (Danish or Scottish seines). (See also: purse seine, trawl, fishing effort)
(French) Filet de pêche conçu à pendre verticalement dans l'eau, les extrémités étant rapprochées pour entourer les poissons. (See also: purse seine, trawl, fishing effort)
rede de arrasto
(Portuguese) Rede de pesca desenhada para trabalhar verticalmente na água, alando pelo saco para reter a captura. (See also: purse seine, trawl, fishing effort)

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