from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The portion of a fishing catch that is discarded as unwanted or commercially unusable.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of bycatch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. unwanted marine creatures that are caught in the nets while fishing for another species


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