Gill nets

     Gill nets are curtain-like net that are fitted with sinkers on the lower end and floats on the upper end and are set transversely to the path of migrating fish. Fish trying to make their way through the net wall are entangled, gilled or enmeshed in the mesh.

     Gill net in Brunei Darussalam can be classified into 4 type.

Fishing Gears and Methods

1.Andang jarang (bottom set gill net)

2. Andang karan (trammel net)

3. Andang ketam (gill net for crabs)

4. Rantau (drift gill net)

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