Dictionary of Ichthyology  

seine = a net shaped like a curtain used to encircle fishes, usually weighted at the bottom and with 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).

Ottawa River near Thurso, 31 May 2005. Photograph by Brian W. Coad.....more

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