Hundreds of crab, fish traps seized at Port Stephens
- Size selectivity of trap for male red queen crab Chionoecetes japonicus with the extended SELECT model. Jeong, Eui-Cheol; Park, Chang-Doo; Park, Seong-Wook; Lee, Ju-Hee; Tokai, Tadashi // Fisheries Science;Jun2000, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p494
SUMMARY:A series of comparative fishing experiments was carried out in waters off the east coast of Korea in 1997, using traps of six different mesh sizes (95, 112, 122, 132, 152, and 172 mm mesh opening) to determine the size selectivity of a conical trap for male red queen crab, Chionoecetes...
- Injury in trapped Dungeness crabs (Cancer magister). Barber, Julie S.; Cobb, J. Stanley // ICES Journal of Marine Science / Journal du Conseil;Apr2007, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p464
Barber J. S., and Cobb, J. S. 2007. Injury in trapped Dungeness crabs (Cancer magister). â€“ ICES Journal of Marine Science, 64: 464â€“472. Although traps are the most effective fishing equipment used to capture crabs they can also result in indirect damage to target species. We...
- Distribution patterns of the Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853) in Lake VÃ¤nern, Sweden. Drotz, Marcus K.; Brodin, Tomas; Berggren, Matz // Aquatic Invasions;2012, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p243
The catadromous Chinese mitten crab (CMC), Eriocheir sinensis is well known for its extensive invasion routes across the world. However, little is known about both adult and juvenile behaviour after they arrive to a new region. Particularly if the CMC has utilised freight ship ballast tanks as...
- Throwing in a line. Morrissey, Di // Australian Gourmet Traveller;Jan2005, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p76
Presents an article on fishing at the Lovett Bay in Pittwater, New South Wales. Way in which the fishes were cooked; Fishes thriving in the area, including whiting; Traps set for blue swimmer crabs.
- Effects of ghost fishing on the population of red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) in Womens Bay, Kodiak Island, Alaska. Long, W. Christopher; Cummiskey, Peter A.; Munk, J. Eric // Fishery Bulletin;Apr-Jul2014, Vol. 112 Issue 2/3, p101
Ghost fishing, the capture and killing of marine organisms by lost or abandoned fishing gear, is a serious ecological and economic problem confronting fisheries. In this study, we quantify the rate of ghost fishing on the population of red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) in Womens Bay,...
- Some aspects of population biology of the mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould, 1841) in the Odra estuary, Poland. Czerniejewski, Przemysław // Oceanological & Hydrobiological Studies;Dec2009, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p49
The mud crab is the only non-indigenous xanthid encountered in the River Odra estuary. In 2007-2008, the crabs were collected, using fish traps, to determine sex and to follow variations in individual weight and carapace length and width over a year. Sex-dependent differences in the crab...
- Fish traps threaten tautog. Ristori, Al // Salt Water Sportsman;Sep94, Vol. 55 Issue 9, Atlantic edition pF
Reports on the threat posed to the blackfish population in New York by the use of fish traps.
- Soft-plastic multi-bait teasers. Sosin, Mark // Salt Water Sportsman;Nov96, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p9
Presents an easier way of catching fish in Lighthouse Point, Florida through soft-plastic multi-bait teasers. Source of the idea; Developer of the tactics; Procedure and pointers to follow.
- Floridians worry that fish traps may work too well. Richey, Warren // Christian Science Monitor;9/22/99, Vol. 91 Issue 208, p2
Takes a look at the negative attitude toward the use of fish traps in Florida.