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Figure 14. Apstein plankton tube. Above: Top view. Below: bottom view. Invented by Carl Apstein who had been studying lake fauna. Apstein collaborated with Hensen to work in the Baltic and North Seas. Apstein perceived quickly that methods of work would have to vary considerably from lake work and made thi s instrument for collecting small plankton under difficult conditions.

Image ID: ship4079, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: D. Mille
Credit: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Category: Oceanography/Historical instruments/

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