Beam Trawl - Open gear

A trawl that is towed on the seabed where the net is held open by a wood or steel beam. The open gear has series of tickler chains towed ahead of the net.

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Gear Classification
Herding Gear, Mobile Gear, Trawls
Main Target Species (UK)
Dover Sole, Monkfish, Lemon Sole, Cuttlefish