Accession Number : ADD008091

Title :   Marine Mammal Retrieval Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Miller,Donald ; Skipton,Robert W

Report Date : 11 Nov 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : An aquatic retrieval apparatus is provided which includes a flotation bag, a gas pressure bottle which is associated with the flotation bag for inflating the bag, a puncturing device connected to the pressure bottle for puncturing the bottle to let the pressurized gas into the bag, a timer connected to the puncturing device for activating the puncturing device so as to puncture the bottle after a predetermined time, and an on-off switch adapted to be connected to a power source for applying power to the timer when the switch is turned on. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Underwater equipment, *Underwater object locators, *Aquatic animals, *Mammals, Seals(Mammals), Porpoises, Acquisition, Underwater objects, Ocean bottom, Bags, Flotation, Bottles, Gases, Pressure, Switches

Subject Categories : Biology
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE