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trawl net

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  1. trawl, dragnet, trawl netnoun

    a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths


  1. trawl net

    Trawling is a method of fishing that involves pulling a fishing net through the water behind one or more boats. The net used for trawling is called a trawl. This principle requires netting bags which are towed through water to catch different species of fishes or sometimes targeted species. Trawls are often called towed gear or dragged gear. The boats that are used for trawling are called trawlers or draggers. Trawlers vary in size from small open boats with as little as 30 hp (22 kW) engines to large factory trawlers with over 10,000 hp (7.5 MW). Trawling can be carried out by one trawler or by two trawlers fishing cooperatively (pair trawling). Trawling can be contrasted with trolling. While trawling involves a net and is typically done for commercial usage, trolling instead involves a reed, rod and a bait or a lure and is typically done for recreational purposes. Trawling is also commonly used as a scientific sampling, or survey, method.


  1. trawl net

    A trawl net is a type of large, heavy fishing net that is dragged or towed along the seafloor or in the water column to catch a wide range of marine species. It consists of a conical body, closed by a codend, and it's typically deployed from a trawler or fishing boat. The size and design of the net can vary depending on the type of species the fishers are targeting.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trawl net in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trawl net in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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