collecting organisms with a dipnet

Using a technique called “night-lighting” scientists hang bright lights over the side of the ship to attract fish and invertebrates in the area. Here one of the science team stands by to collect any organisms that she sees with a dipnet. Image courtesy of Islands in the Sea 2002, NOAA/OER.

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