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Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Soft bottom trawling

Editing technical documents occasionally (very occasionally) produces some chuckles, especially if you have a sense of humour in arrested development:

Instrumentation for bottom characterization
Grabs and cores provide quantitative samples, but are not suitable for patchy distributed fauna of low abundance. Cameras are the only sampling method used on rough bottoms.

Section 3 promises an exposure of
Otter trawling on hard bottom habitats with erect structures
Can't wait for the search engines to pick up on that one.


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