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ISSCFG code: 03.14 – standard abbreviation: OTP
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OverviewThis heading covers all otter trawls not included in the two gear types: bottom otter trawls and midwater otter trawls. This gear category was created only for statistical purposes. An otter trawl consists of a cone-shaped body, normally made from two or four panels, ending aft in codend and with lateral wings extending forward from the opening.
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