Definition of otter trawl in English:

otter trawl

Syllabification: ot·ter trawl

noun

  • A trawl net fitted with an otter board.
    More example sentences
    • In deeper habitats an otter trawl was towed for two minutes.
    • The salmon fisheries' adoption of pound nets and fish wheels in the 1870s and the introduction of the otter trawl net in 1905 increased catches.
    • All individuals were captured by otter trawls, gillnets, or handlines.

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