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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish2847

Attaching a netsonde acoustic pinger to the coring instrument. This will allow the scientific party monitoring its descent to the bottom to know how far off the bottom it is. This in turn will allow them to control the final rate of descent for placing the instrument on the bottom.

Image ID: fish2847, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Photo Date: 2010
Credit: Courtesy of Officers and Crew of NOAA Ship PISCES; Collection of Commander Jeremy Adams, NOAA Corps

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