Chesapeake Science

, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp 233–234 | Cite as

Bottom samplers for estuarine research

  • John L. Taylor
Notes and Comments


The designs of a bucket dredge, a bottom drag, and a coring tube are presented. These devices are designed for small-boat operations in shallow water areas in estuaries.


Bottom Sampler Shallow Water Area Core Tube Riparian Land Marine Biol 
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Copyright information

© Estuarine Research Federation 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • John L. Taylor
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  1. 1.Biological StationBureau of Commercial FisheriesSt. Petersburg Beach

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