Collecting Shallow-Water Specimens with the "Yabbie Pump"

The long silver tool shown here is a piece of traditional Australian fishing gear called a “yabbie pump.” Researchers use the device to collect burrowing shrimp and other fast-moving animals from the shallow waters near the island of Moorea. Learn more in our Scientists Catalog Life on the Island of Moorea section.


Jerome Petit, Moorea Biocode Project