noun(also seine net)
A fishing net that hangs vertically in the water with floats at the top and weights at the bottom edge, the ends being drawn together to encircle the fish.
- The fishermen use a seine net in this fishery to encircle the tuna like a fence.
- All the instructions were given in Irish in those days and when the spyer saw the fish he'd tell the captain and the seine net would be paid out.
- The WDCS reports that Atlantic bottlenose dolphins are usually captured using speedboats and a seine net.
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