- gill + net (Wiktionary)
“Specifically, I am writing to ask you to forgive debt owed to the state, or any state banks such as CFAB, on all Prince William Sound herring seine and gillnet permits that were impacted by the Exxon Valdez oil spill -- or, at a minimum, to identify and work with the hardship cases to prevent further forced bankruptcies, home or business losses, or even more suicides over spill-related debt and stress.”
“Herring seine and gillnet permits are not selling and trending downward in value but upward in debt from unpaid loans.”
“The book Unnatural History of the Sea cites a study of deep sea fishing in the North Atlantic. "3,600 to 5,400 miles of gillnet are in constant contact with the bottom there," author Callum Roberts writes.”
“In the 1950s Russian fishers developed a gillnet fishery in offshore waters in the Norwegian Sea, and in the early 1960s purse seiners started using echo sounding equipment to locate herring.”
“Your mission -- should you decide to accept it -- is to find out whether a "set gillnet" has been used in the fish's capture, or if the hirame (one type of halibut) is from the Atlantic (avoid) or Pacific (just fine).”
“In 1993, while she was a member of the Wasilla city council, Palin was busted for using a drift gillnet to harvest salmon in Bristol Bay without an annual permit.”
“This fishery which targets swordfish with drift gillnet gear, has had no recorded takes of leatherback sea turtles during the past three years.”
“Since 2002 alone, 64 dolphins, whales, seals and sea lions have been killed by the drift gillnet fishery.”
“The proposed exemption would allow as many as two thirds of the remaining 36 vessels in the drift gillnet fishery into the closed areas.”
“Since 2001, areas north of Point Conception to an intersect with the Oregon coast has been closed to drift gillnet fishing from August 15th through November 15th in order to protect endangered leatherback and loggerhead sea turtles.”
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