Dictionary of Ichthyology  

Japanese trawl = a long winged trawl having detachable wooden or bamboo beams attached to the main bridle a short distance from the tips of the wings.

From Umali, A. F. 1950. Guide to the classification of fishing gear in the Philippines. Research Report 17, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington.

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