fish trap (no-return trap)

Fish trap or keep, locally called khong paet (paet means duck, referring to the shape). Woven basket-work fish trap with chimney hole through which fish can be dropped into main chamber, with downward-pointing spiky ends to prevent any fish escaping; and bamboo lid for their retrieval. There is a small woven handle on the top with a piece of green thread tied around it.

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