Bottom Sampling Dredge for field studies in environmental science is a convenient and easy-to-use dredge that allows you to collect any soft bottom sediment including sand, mud, silt, and gravel.
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Collect any soft bottom sediment—sand, mud, silt, gravel—with this convenient and easy-to-use bottom sampling dredge. Simply lower the sampler over a select area, lift the bridle, and watch the jaws close in scissor-like fashion to retrieve a volume of sediment. The sturdy stainless steel sampler has a trigger to hold the sampler open during lowering and a strong rope connecting the two arms. The sample, if released carefully, can be analyzed as it appeared on the bottom. Chamber size 7½" L × 3" W × 3" H. Sample size 68 in3.