fish fence

fish fence
any structure made of wood, brushwood, mats, etc. used to catch or direct fish into traps. These may be in the form of a net narrowed inward to prevent fish finding the entrance again, to elaborate labyrinths. The general base form is triangular or heart-shaped, with complex fencing and multiple base forms in a labyrinth

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fish-fence — any structure made of wood, brushwood, mats, etc. used to catch or direct fish into traps. These may be in the form of a net narrowed inward to prevent fish finding the entrance again, to elaborate labyrinths. The general base form is triangular… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Fence — (f[e^]ns), n. [Abbrev. from defence.] 1. That which fends off attack or danger; a defense; a protection; a cover; security; shield. [1913 Webster] Let us be backed with God and with the seas, Which he hath given for fence impregnable. Shak. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fence month — Fence Fence (f[e^]ns), n. [Abbrev. from defence.] 1. That which fends off attack or danger; a defense; a protection; a cover; security; shield. [1913 Webster] Let us be backed with God and with the seas, Which he hath given for fence impregnable …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fence roof — Fence Fence (f[e^]ns), n. [Abbrev. from defence.] 1. That which fends off attack or danger; a defense; a protection; a cover; security; shield. [1913 Webster] Let us be backed with God and with the seas, Which he hath given for fence impregnable …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fence time — Fence Fence (f[e^]ns), n. [Abbrev. from defence.] 1. That which fends off attack or danger; a defense; a protection; a cover; security; shield. [1913 Webster] Let us be backed with God and with the seas, Which he hath given for fence impregnable …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. barrier, barricade, wall, stockade, paling, hedge, railing; slang, bagman or woman, receiver [of stolen goods]. v. i. en close; fight, thrust and parry; parry, evade; slang, bootleg, black market,… …   English dictionary for students

  • fish weir — 1) a dam in a river to back up water to form a fish pond; a fish garth 2) a fence of stakes, brushwood, etc. for catching fish 3) a draught or catch of fishes …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-weir — 1) a dam in a river to back up water to form a fish pond; a fish garth 2) a fence of stakes, brushwood, etc. for catching fish 3) a draught or catch of fishes …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish coop — 1) a wicker basket for catching fish 2) a box about a metre square used in fishing through ice 3) a large trap net made of stakes or a fence 4) abbreviated form of fish cooperative …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-coop — 1) a wicker basket for catching fish 2) a box about a metre square used in fishing through ice 3) a large trap net made of stakes or a fence 4) abbreviated form of fish cooperative …   Dictionary of ichthyology

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”