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Definition of tow net in English:
A dragnet that is towed behind a boat to collect specimens.
- Using thermometers, pH kits, meter sticks and plankton tow nets, the group collects data from their site.
- Net avoidance is a fancy way to say that krill are fast enough and wily enough to avoid the tow nets.
- Marked fish were recaptured by beach seine and tow net along the beaches of southern Hood Canal.
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