current drogue

current drogue

[′kər·ənt ‚drōg]
(engineering)
A current-measuring assembly consisting of a weighted current cross, sail, or parachute, and an attached surface buoy.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Ocean circulation may also transport larvae across the distance from Hawaii to Johnston Atoll as shown by the drift tracks of current drogues (see below).