Agassiz trawl

Agassiz trawl

[′ag·ə·sē ′trȯl]
(oceanography)
A dredge consisting of a net attached to an iron frame with a hoop at each end that is used to collect organisms, particularly invertebrates, living on the ocean bottom.
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36'N) in 2001, using an Agassiz trawl, and taken to Kristineberg Marine Research Station, Fiskerbackskil, Sweden where all experiments were carried out.