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PDFWAC 220-350-110

DefinitionsPurse seine.

(1) "Purse seine" is defined as including all types of fishing gear consisting of a lead line, cork line, auxiliary lines, purse line and purse rings and mesh net webbing fashioned in such a manner that it is used to encircle fish, and in addition prevents their escape under the bottom or lead line of the net by drawing in the bottom of the net by means of the purse line so that it forms a closed bag.
(2) "Bunt" is defined as the portion of the purse seine net located at the end of the net designed to form the bag that holds the net's catch after the net is pursed and is the last portion of the net to be pulled aboard the catching vessel.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.04.012, 77.04.013, 77.04.020, 77.04.055, and 77.12.047. WSR 17-05-112 (Order 17-04), recodified as § 220-350-110, filed 2/15/17, effective 3/18/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080. WSR 87-15-059 (Order 87-72), § 220-16-075, filed 7/14/87; Order 810, § 220-16-075, filed 4/17/69. Formerly WAC 220-16-010 (part).]
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