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Otter = midwater) Trawl
Station: Otter Trawl / L.A. Harbor
Date: 10/21/2016, 10:54 am
Conditions: 73°F, sunny, winds N 6 mph
Latitude: 33° 43' 10'' N to 33° 44' 16'' N
Longitude: 118° 13' 34'' W to 118° 13' 52'' W
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.
|Pacific Moon Fish||1|
|Barred Sand Bass||3|