Dictionary of Ichthyology  

set gillnet = a gill net fixed to the bottom or a distance above it by anchors or ballast. Also called anchor net, straight net or sunk gillnet.

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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