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ISSCFG code: 02.9 – standard abbreviation: SX
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OverviewThis heading covers all seine nets not included in the gear category seine nets. This gear category was created only for statistical purposes. A seine net is a very long net, with or without a bag in the centre, which set either from the shore (beach seines) or from a boat (boat seines) for surrounding a certain area and is operated with two (long) ropes fixed to its ends (for hauling and herding the fish).
 
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