net sweep

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net sweep

In naval mine warfare, a two-ship sweep, using a netlike device, designed to collect drifting mines or scoop them up from the sea bottom.
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At each site during each collection trip, one hundred and fifty net sweeps were made along vegetation transect.
Species abundance was calculated as total number of individuals/150 net sweeps while the diversity was calculated by using Shannon and Weaver index.