agassiz trawl

agassiz trawl
\\ˈagə(ˌ)sē-\ noun
Usage: usually capitalized A
Etymology: after Alexander Agassiz died 1910 American zoologist
: a dredge that consists of a heavy rectangular iron frame to which is fitted the mouth of a bag of stout netting and that is used in collecting plankton

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