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Lumpfish Landed By Matt Cooney on The Miss Merideth

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From Wikipedia- Lumpfish or Lumpsuckers-

Cyclopterus lumpus

Lumpsuckers or lumpfish are mostly small scorpaeniform marine fish of the family Cyclopteridae. They are found in the cold waters of the Arctic, North Atlantic, and North Pacific oceans. The greatest number of species are found in the North Pacific.

The roe of Cyclopterus lumpus, known as the stenbider (literally "stone biter") in Danish or stenbit in Swedish, is used extensively in Scandinavian cuisine. The roe is also used as an affordable alternative to the caviar produced by sturgeons.

The family name Cyclopteridae derives from the Greek words κύκλος (kyklos), meaning "circle", and πτέρυξ (pteryx), meaning "wing" or "fin", in reference to the circle-shaped pectoral fins of most of the fish that comprise this family.

Rare Golden Sea Robin Landed and Released At Captain Joe’s

Matt Cooney Aboard The Miss Merideth Landed This Extremely Rare Golden Colored Sea Robin

Click Here To Check Out The Rest of The Curious Sea Creatures Landed At Our Dock Including Albino Lobsters, Triple Clawed Crabs, Blue Lobsters and More

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imageUp Close Macro Video Of GoldenFish Coming Tonight at 6PM

Matt Cooney- Lobsterman Getting Ready To Work On A Pile Of Traps

Matt and his son have been working in the yard on a pile of traps for a while now.  New traps can cost close to $80 so when you can buy decent used traps you can save a good amount of money.  The used traps that lobstermen usually buy need to be “gone through”.   Gone through meaning- the knitted heads may need repairing, the wooden slats on the bottom of the trap may need to be replaced to protect the bottom of the trap from wear, the escape vents might need new hog rings to keep them secure or the trap might just need to be brushed off from dead growth.

Beautiful Industry- Miss Merideth Lobster Buoys

Here’s a bunch of Matt Cooney’s lobster buoys.

Matt has a very distinct pattern for his buoys.  No one would mistake his buoy  for their own because it is so unique.  Every so often a couple of lobstermen have very similar color markings on their buoys which can make things confusing  when they are fishing the same areas.

Miss Merideth Lobster Buoys, originally uploaded by captjoe06.