In-situ silhouette photography of Gulf Stream zooplankton

Peter B. Ortner, Leonard C. Hill, Harold E. Edgerton

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An in-situ silhouette camera system that permits assessment of vertical and horizontal zooplankton distributions on meter scales, yet retains considerable taxonomic information, is described. Representative data are presented from initial deployments in the Gulf Stream off Miami, Florida. Advantages and disadvantages of this approach are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1569-1576
Number of pages8
JournalDeep Sea Research Part A, Oceanographic Research Papers
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1981
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)


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