Figure 7. Isaacs-Kidd trawling net for intermediate depths. Devised by John D.
Isaacs and Lewis W. Kidd from Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1950.
above shows the net at the point of immersion. This net was meant to capture
very large animals of very great speed. This net was successfully tested at
more than 1000 meters water depth off California in 1950.