Performance of traditional rush and modern plastic traps on the capture of Palinurus elephas (Fabricius, 1787) in laboratory tanks

Gristina, Michele, and Gagliano, Monica (2004) Performance of traditional rush and modern plastic traps on the capture of Palinurus elephas (Fabricius, 1787) in laboratory tanks. Fisheries Research, 67 (2). pp. 235-239.

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Abstract

Experiments were conducted under controlled laboratory conditions to evaluate catch performance of traditional rush and modern plastic spiny lobster (Palinurus elephas) traps. Our results showed that there was no significant difference in the catch efficiency of the two kinds of traps used suggesting that plastic traps could play an important role in re-launching the local artisanal fishery.

Item ID: 13881
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
ISSN: 0165-7836
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2010 02:44
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl Marine Ichthyology) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960808 Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity @ 100%
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