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Cephalopods: octopus, cuttlefish

Gear types: Single boat bottom otter trawls
Single boat bottom otter trawls
Single boat bottom otter trawls
A single boat bottom otter trawl is a cone-shaped net consisting of a body, normally made from two, four and sometimes more panels, closed by one or two codends and with lateral wings extending forward from the opening. A bottom trawl is kept open horizontally by two otter boards. A boat can be rigged to tow a single or two parallel trawls from the stern or from two outriggers.
Vessel types: Otter trawlers
These are trawlers on which the fish is preserved by freezing.

Species EnvironmentBenthic, neritic species occurring from the coastline to the outer edge of the continental shelf (in depths from 0 to 200 m), where they are found in a variety of habitats, such as rocks, coral reefs, grass beds and on sandy to muddy bottoms.
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