an attachment to a pound net that transmits the underwater noises made by trapped fish, enabling a remote estimate of catch, quantity and kind

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • sono-radio buoy — |sä(ˌ)nō noun Etymology: son + radio + buoy : sonobuoy …   Useful english dictionary

  • sonar buoy — same as ↑sonobuoy (see under ↑sono ). • • • Main Entry: ↑sonar …   Useful english dictionary

  • sonobuoy — /son euh booh e, boy /, n. Navig. a buoy that emits a radio signal on receiving an underwater signal from a vessel. [1940 45; SONO + BUOY] * * * …   Universalium

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