flopper stopper

flopper stopper
a paravane stabiliser or roll-damping device on small to medium-sized trawlers of the Northwest Atlantic, rigged on booms extending out from both sides of the trawler and towed by cables or chains a few metres below the sea surface. Also called bird

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • bird — a paravane stabiliser or roll damping device on small to medium sized trawlers of the Northwest Atlantic, rigged on booms extending out from both sides of the trawler and towed by cables or chains a few metres below the sea surface. Also called… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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