|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 44|
An improved crustacean, fish & animal trap comprising a collapsible hoop and mesh structure to minimize storage size. The invention is unique in that it collapses through the manipulation of flexible hoops to a size minimized in all three dimensions. The primary configurations would be for crab, prawns and lobster/crayfish; however, in slightly different configurations, can be used to catch or cage animals, fish and other crustaceans. Another embodiment of the trap would feature only one hoop and would be used as a “lift trap.”
The invention claimed is: 1. A collapsible trap comprising:an upper resilient hoop;a lower resilient hoop;one or more passageways to allow for entry by animals into said trap;two or more detachable hinged connectors, wherein said connectors are attached to retain said upper hoop and said lower hoop in a spaced, substantially parallel relationship when said trap is extended and said one or more passageways are arranged perpendicularly to said upper hoop and said lower hoop when said trap is extended;wherein said upper hoop and said lower hoop form a subst...