All About Nets

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All About Nets

Why do fishers use the various different types of nets to capture fish? What is the difference between gill nets and trawl nets? How nets are constructed? This booklet helps to answer some of these important questions.

The purpose of this booklet is to explore the various characteristics of ghost nets, such as mesh size and twine diametre. This information, along with other collected data, can help us to work out which fisheries a ghost net may have come from.

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