Image: Setting a crest net

Setting a crest net

Amanda Hay and Andy Hicks setting a crest net on the reef edge at Temae, Moorea, Society Islands, August 2010.

Suzanne Bullock
© Suzanne Bullock


A crest net is used to capture larval and juvenile fishes as they pass over the reef crest.  The net was set in the late afternoon to capture fishes at night.

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