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Twin plankton nets, called ‘bongo nets’, hanging over the side of the ship.

Biological Bongos

Twin plankton nets, called 'bongo nets', hang over the side of a ship. The nets are towed through the water to capture copepods, which are counted to track their abundance over a yearly cycle. (Courtesy of Carin Ashjian, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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