Dictionary of Ichthyology  

dip-net = a bag-shaped net held open by a square or rounded frame on the end of a long pole. Used to scoop fish from the water, either on small scale in streams or ponds or commercially from large catches. Also called scoop or scoop net.

A large, triangle-framed net on the Gholab Ghir River, Gilan, Iran, 5 June 1978 used to catch Alburnus chalcoides and Vimba vimba. Photograph by Brian W. Coad.

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