Inventions

Standard Monitoring Unit for the Recruitment of Reef Fishes (SMURF)

For a standard measure of recruitment of reef fishes (of course!)

Learn more: Ammann, A.J. 2004 SMURFs: standard monitoring units for the recruitment of temperate reef fishes. J. Exp. Mar. Bio. Ecol. 299:135-154.


Benthic Ichthyo-fauna Net for Coral/Kelp Environments (BINCKE)

For efficient collection of fishes

Learn more: Anderson, T.W. and M.H. Carr. 1998. BINCKE: A highly efficient net for collecting reef-associated fishes. Environmental Biology of Fishes 51:111-115

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Ammann uses BINKE to collect a SMURF!


Underwater Relative Swell Kinetics Instrument (URSKI)

              How do you effectively measure wave exposure and velocity?

URSKI

URSKI Anatomy

Learn more: An inexpensive instrument for measuring wave exposure and water velocity, J. Figurski, D. Malone, J.R. Lacy and M. Denny. 2011. Limnol. Oceanogr.: Methods 9: 204-214.

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