Meaning of BEAM TRAWL in English

BEAM TRAWL

Trawl in which the horizontal opening of the net is provided by a beam, made of wood or metal, which may be 10 m long or more. Beam trawls are used mainly for flatfish and shrimp fishing. Nedelec and Prado (1990)

Fishery English glossary.      Английский глоссарий рыболовства .