Figure 5.  Neuston net operations..

Figure 5. (Top Image) Our large frame neuston net being launched. It is deployed frequently around the clock when the submersible is not in the water. (Bottom Image) This net is towed for 15 min and samples the upper 1.5 m of the surface waters. Image courtesy of Ross et al, NOAA, HBOI.

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