A) View of the LTV system mounted on a standard lobster trap
, placed underwater, at the study site.
I slummed it at Rotary Club mixers, pounding out Louis Prima and Little Richard tunes so that we could upgrade our boat and Quinn and I could set lobster traps
and I could be a real Outer Cape character, the kind of guy who turned up at the diner at five in the morning, smelling of cut herring, and boasting about the catch he's going to pull up later in the day when the day trippers and land lubbers were just getting up.
Other, less frequently expressed concerns included the increased crowding on wharves and on the water as a result of the growing aquaculture presence in the area; garbage created by salmon farms; the potential for escaped salmon to contaminate wild fish populations; and illegal setting of lobster traps
by farm site workers (Table 5).
On land, the 3.5-foot-high spool with 2,000 feet of line wound around it weighs 340 pounds, but in water, it's buoyant and floats near the bottom attached to the lobster traps
. With a timer or an acoustic signal, the device can be activated to unspool its line and float up to the surface for retrieval.
Briefly, the cages were modified vinyl-coated wire, commercial lobster traps
(91 x 50 x 45 cm, with 2.5-cm apertures) with a series of 9 equidistant, horizontal shelves made from the same wire as the cage itself.
In the Orange County area, lobster traps
are typically deployed from small boats around shallow reefs and hard structure with holes and crevices where lobsters conceal themselves during the day (Mitchell et al.
The lobster trap
vessels land substantially more lobsters than the lobster diving vessels.
started the Riverdale Mills Corporation in 1979 by renovating a derelict Northbridge mill building, with an idea that would completely reinvent commercial lobster traps
. Now, at 84 years old, Mr.
The most obvious pattern in the data was the distribution of lobster traps
Models integrate a wide range of factors, from growth and reproduction rates of lobsters, to business costs and profits, to fishing methods, including numbers of lobster boats, lobster traps
, and days at sea.
(Isn't that always the way?) How else would he access LIVE pictures from an undersea lobster trap
in Maine, USA?
video: in situ video surveillance of the behaviour of Homarus americanus in and around traps.