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Fish Seining in 1875

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Fish Seining in 1875

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The seine netting method was developed in Denmark and brought the the United States to catch small fish in shallow water. Seining is a simple but important part of NOAA's science and research, since collecting fish in seines helps give a reading on how many, what type and the food sources of a wide variety of recreational and commercial fish species.