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ISSCFG code: 10.7 – standard abbreviation: MDR
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OverviewFish can be caught by driving them into a fishing gear of any type. Most of them are caught also without driving, but in small quantitives. There are some stationary gear constructions which catch only when the fish are driven into them, among other methods, by swimming or diving fishers or by frightening lines.Handling EquipmentNo specific equipment is required.Vessel OverviewThese gears can be used from the shore or from a boat.Fish OperationThis gear is used to capture the fish, usually in shallow waters, by driving them into the netting by noise and other means.Target SpeciesCoastal fish species.Water Area OverviewCoastal sea and inland waters all around the world.Gear EnvironmentCoastal areas. Their use is usually restricted to shallow waters.
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