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FA211: Design and Operation of Egg Collectors for Pelagic Spawning Marine Fishes

Figure 3. Photos of floating airlift egg collectors. (Top) The intake can be fine-tuned by placing a PVC pipe of appropriate lengths into the intake elbow to ensure it is ~1 cm below the water surface when it skims eggs from the surface. (Bottom) Airlift egg collector constructed of a plastic bin and flotation provided by a swimming pool noodle.