Barely out of college, the Maine native had watched lobstermen taking crabs stuck in their lobster traps
and throwing them away.
They could have a kelp farm in the fall when they take out their lobster traps
. Then they harvest the kelp in the spring before they put their traps back in." Here, where the water, though warming, is still bone cold during the winter seaweed-growing aquaculture season, most of our bays are essentially pristine.
Similar territoriality has been observed in and around lobster traps
(Richards et al., 1983; Addison, 1995; Jury et al., 2001).
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.
Lobsterman Wayne Nickerson would have never guessed what he would find when he hauled in his lobster traps
one Monday morning off the waters of Plymouth, Massachusetts, in the US: a rare bright blue lobster.
They will incorporate such signature Burger & Lobster decorative elements as the liberal use of a variety of woods, high back red booths and lobster traps
, while highlighting the space's physical characteristics with a grand staircase connecting the ground floor entrance with the dining room, where a giant whimsical lobster sculpture will hang from the 24 foot high ceiling and where two stories of mullioned windows will overlook 43rd Street.
1051N, 70[degrees].2540W, 20-m depth) situated at the western edge of the Gulf of Maine (NERACOOS 2014); and (2) HOBO pendant temperature loggers (model UA-002-64, Onset Computer, Bourne, MA) mounted on commercial lobster traps
(20-30-m depth) at the Isles of Shoals (43[degrees].0050N, 70[degrees].5905W), that logged temperature at 30-min.
The work in this museum series ''depicts tangled and knotted lobster traps
, rope and debris, mauled by collisions along the boundaries of water and land.''
Because the restaurant's menu is seafood-based, nautical decor is also in place: wooden lobster traps
are stacked in corners and along walls, and a giant whale skeleton--located inside of a wrought iron chandelier--sits above the bar.
Chilean jagged lobsters are occasionally caught while fishing for golden crab or on those occasions when lobster traps
are set deeper than usual.
Believe me, it's a good thing to be able to go to a concert, or listen to someone talk, or think your own thoughts, about how early you should get to the beach, or whether to leave the lobster traps
soaking another day, or if you should use sea worms or poggies for bait without looking down to see that your hands were moving without you knowing it.
From fishing boats to lobster traps
, Highland flings to the Bluenose itself, this book has all the fixings of a Maritime Christmas.