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Main Components
Aquatic species
Target Species
Rajidae (Skates, Rays)

Gear types: Bottom pair trawls
Bottom pair trawls
Bottom pair trawls
A bottom pair trawls is a cone-shaped net consisting of a body, normally made of two or four panels, ending in a codend and the net has lateral wings extending forward from the opening.
Vessel types: Pair trawlers
In the wet-fish trawler the fish is kept in the hold in the fresh/"wet" condition.

Characteristics
Species EnvironmentBenthic rays occurring in all oceans, from Arctic to Antarctic waters and from shallow coastal shelfs to abyssal regions; rare in tropical shallow waters or near coral reefs; some species enter brackish waters. Feed on other benthic organisms.
 
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