Marine Biology

, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp 312–316 | Cite as

A side-tracking neuston net

  • M. Ben-Yami
  • A. Herzberg
  • S. Pisanty
  • A. Lourie


A simple, light-weight neuston sampling net is described which steers itself away from the wake or the side of the towing vessel. Types of animals caught by this gear are mentioned, and problems of neuston sampling discussed.


Neuston Sampling 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ben-Yami
    • 1
  • A. Herzberg
    • 1
  • S. Pisanty
    • 1
  • A. Lourie
    • 1
  1. 1.Sea Fisheries Research StationHaifaIsrael

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