Figure 11. Meter for use with Buchet plankton net, devised by Gaston Buchet in 1892. Left: front view. Right: side view. This instrument was designed to capture pelagic animals while being towed at a relatively high rate of speed. It was tested off Iceland in 1892 and also used in a number of expeditions of Prince Albert I of Monaco.
Photo Category: Oceanography - Historical instruments