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Gear types: Single boat midwater otter trawls
Midwater otter trawls
Midwater otter trawls
A single boat midwater otter trawl is a cone-shaped net which is towed in mid-water and kept horizontally open by otter boards.
Vessel types: Otter trawlers
These are trawlers on which the fish is preserved by freezing.

Species EnvironmentCommercially this is one of the most important carideans of the North Atlantic. It's an epipelagic species living in depths ranging from 20 to 1 330 m. Bottom clay and mud.
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