Multi-Species Marine Traps
Used Aquaculture & Processing Machinery
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Mussel Hauler and Stripper|
To haul a continuous longline with pegs out of the water, and strip the mussels off ropes.
The hauler is a star-shaped device which allows for the
passage of the pegged rope. It is made of stainless steel
and is driven by a hydraulic pump OMP 400. It is set up
in conjunction with the mussel stripper. The stripper
detaches mussel from the rope and consists of a framework
of tubes with hooks attached.
How it is used / deployed:
The unit is mounted on a boat, usually in conjunction
with other machinery (access ramp M-501, de-clumper/grader
M-502, M-513, Spanish continuous socking machine M-514, M-515).
Powered by a hydraulic pump, fitted to the boat's engine.
It has a star-shaped wheel to pull the pegged rope.
A roller to carry the longline overboard is installed at
the bow. The access ramp has an incorporated vertical
roller which is fitted to the ramp, and guides the longline
out of the way. The ropes are pulled out of the water and
up the ramp by the hydraulic hauler. The stripper pulls
the mussels off the rope with its framework of tubes with
hooks attached. There is space between the tubes to allow
the mussels to drop through. Mussels still attached to
the rope are detached by rubber flaps as the rope emerges
from the stripper. From the stripper the mussels are dropped
into the de-clumper/grading machine. The mussels are sorted
by the grader, and pass accordingly into the socking machine,
to be fastened once more onto the longline as it passes over
the bow. These machines can also be set up independently
of one another.
Features / benefits:
These machines are used in the continuous longlline method,
which allows smaller boats, and quick and efficient work
of deployment, Spanish continuous socking machine, and
harvesting mussels. Once the socking process is complete,
the ropes are covered by perfectly graded mussels, free of
parasites, which promotes more uniform growth and an
increase in the quality of the product. The machines
are fairly low-tech, easy to install and use, and virtually
Manufactured in Spain.
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