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Continuous Plankton Recorder   

Description

The Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) is a robust and reliable instrument for filtering and capturing plankton samples over large distances. The CPR is towed behind a vessel and plankton are trapped in moving bands of filter silk continuously powered by a propeller. Analysis of the recorded plankton samples will be the responsibility of the User unless the project fits with a broader program objective whereby this service may be provided - to be determined during the voyage planning process.

Operations

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