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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4098

Figure 32. Plankton bottle devised by James I. Peck of Williams College, Massachusetts, and Nathan R. Harrington of Columbia University, New York, in 1896. It was used to collect plankton, both animal and vegetable, at various depths. It was first used in 1896 at the entrance to Puget Sound, Washington, at 5 levels up to 205 meters depth.

Image ID: ship4098, 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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