Purse seine is identified as a net that is usually set by two boat s and is used to catch open-sea or pelagic fish. The boats encircle a school of fish and then the bottom of the net is drawn together like a purse. As with any net, the size of the mesh determines which species is targeted. The ?dolphin-safe? logo resulted from public awareness about the bycatch of dolphins associated with purse seines used in the Pacific tuna fishery.
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