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Otter = midwater) TrawlStation: Otter Trawl / L.A. Harbor
Date: 5/17/2015, 11:00 am
Conditions: cloudy, breezy, 63°F
We use a method called "Otter Trawling" or Midwater Trawling to collect pelagic = swimming) organisms. "Otter" refers to the rectangular boards on the net. Hydrodynamic forces act on the boards, keeping them apart and the net open.
All organisms were returned to the ocean.