Video Plankton Recorder

Description: 

The Video Plankton Recorder (VPR) is an instrument usually towed behind the ship, and is being recovered here. It makes controlled dives and climbs in the water column. A camera records images of zooplankton at approximately 10 mph. The images can be viewed via cable to ship computer to measure size as well as type and abundance. 4/10/2007.(Photo by Andrew King.) CCE LTER.

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