drive-in fishery


drive-in fishery
a net set usually in rocky or reef areas where active gear cannot be used, and/or where fish numbers entering passive nets is low, or where fish captured by a passive net would soon die as in tropical waters. Fish are driven into the net by various means such as beating the water with poles or using frightening lines (q.v.)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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