Color Preference of Webfoot Octopus and Improvement of Fishing Pots

주꾸미의 색에 대한 선택성과 단지의 개량

  • Published : 1990.09.01


For the improvement of the traditional pots which is using purple spirals for fishing webfoot octopus, Octopus Ocellatus GRAY, some experiments are carried out on the color preference in water tank and also operated practical experiment with PVC pots at sea for the comparison on the basis of the above water tank experiment. The results obtained are as follows: 1. The colors which webfoot octopus prefer in water tank or at sea are gray, red and green in order. 2. The catching efficiency of the pots with small spout(dia. 40mm) is better than that of large spout(dia. 50mm). 3. The results of fishing efficiency between PVC pots and purple spirals are shown almost same tendency.