Methods of Sampling the Benthos

  title={Methods of Sampling the Benthos},
  author={N. Holme},
  journal={Advances in Marine Biology},
  • N. Holme
  • Published 1964
  • Biology
  • Advances in Marine Biology
Publisher Summary This chapter throws the attention on the methods of sampling the benthos, which has been directed mainly to the operation of the gear at sea and to such other factors as may influence sampling methods. This chapter briefly traces the history of benthos investigations, and then considers how far the instruments now available provide with the quantitative samples. It also shows how advances in other fields, such as radio-position finding, sonar and electronic equipment have… Expand
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