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A small, flagged buoy attached to the end of fixed gear or seine net warps to mark its position.

days at sea

A management measure used to limit fishing effort by restricting the number of days per month or year each vessel may fish.


Living on or close to the seabed. See benthic. The term also applies to fishing gear that is worked on the seabed

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