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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4076

Figure 11. Meter for use with Buchet plankton net, devised by Gaston Buchet in 1892. Left: front view. Right: side view. This instrument was designed to capture pelagic animals while being towed at a relatively high rate of speed. It was tested off Iceland in 1892 and also used in a number of expeditions of Prince Albert I of Monaco.

Image ID: ship4076, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: Y. Berard
Credit: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Category: Oceanography/Historical instruments/

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