hoop net

noun

: an elongated cylindrical net supported by one or more hoops and fitted with one or more valves resembling funnels through which fishes may enter but not escape that is used especially in rivers or other waters where fishes tend to move along regular paths

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“Hoop net.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hoop%20net. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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