Concepts and Definitions

Professional fisherman: A professional fishing person is defined as one who engages in the activity of fishing in territorial waters for income and who employs specialized equipment.

Large scale fishermen: It is a fisherman who has a vessel of 10 meters and more than 10 meters length. and materials to this end.

Small scale fishermen: It is a fisherman who has a vessel of less than 10 meters length.

Trawl: These are the vessels having length over 12 meters. These vessels provide catching of sea products carried away in water or deep sea tied to the ship and aggregated in bag in a mechanical way.

Purseseiner: These are the vessels having length over 12 meters. Catching with these vessels is based on fixing fish flocks near or on the surface of the sea by eye or eco-sounder, then surrounding with the circle set made by net and then closing the underside of lead part of the net as a net pool.

Carrier vessel: This includes vessel that carry sea products caught by fishery vessel.

Other vessels: Vessels other than trawl, purseseiner and carrier vessels.

Radar: It is an equipment that shows location of vessel and distance of it to the land by receiving echo of radio wave.

Sonar: It is an equipment that fixates fish herds moving near to the surface of sea by sending sound waves.

Eco-sounder: It fixates fish herds at the deep sea by sending sound waves.

GPS Satellite: It shows coordinate of vessel and monitors working region of the vessel by inserted map cassettes.

Radiotelephone: It is a communication equipment that works by help of electromagnetic waves.

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