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A diver-operated suction sampler for fauna on rocky bottoms
Gulliksen, B.; Derås, K.M. (1975). A diver-operated suction sampler for fauna on rocky bottoms. Oikos (Kbh.) 26(2): 246-249
In: Oikos (København). Munksgaard: Copenhagen. ISSN 0030-1299, more
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Keywords
    Benthos; Biological sampling; Marine; Brackish water

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  • Gulliksen, B., more
  • Derås, K.M.

Abstract
    The construction and operation of a diver-operated suction sampler for fauna on rocky bottoms is described. It consists of a sampling bottle is described. It consists of a sampling bottle with a 9.5mm sieve connected to a manual suction pump. The sampler is suitable for sampling sediment and smaller sessile fauna, is easy to operate, and inexpensively constructed. Several samples can be obtained during 1 dive using different sampling bottles.

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