Prior to using Foulfree™, Propspeed’s foul-release transducer coating, the Atlantic Shark Institute faced the challenge of biofouling, which impacted the performance of tags deployed on sharks.
“From our perspective, Foulfree is a must-have for anyone who conducts research and uses tags to transmit data”
Jon F. Dodd
Executive Director, Atlantic Shark Institue
This heroine in a half-shell from Southeast Florida helps educate visitors about her endangered brothers and sisters. Propspeed helps her swim and stay happy!
"We just try to teach as many people as possible about the amazing work that’s going on at NSU and the amazing tools like Propspeed that allow us to do it."
Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) director
Needing a nonmetallic, nontoxic coating to use on satellite tags, Conservation International started applying Propspeed after a colleague’s recommendation.
"Propspeed is a very efficient and easy way of keeping the tags free of fouling."
Coral Reef Ecologist, Conservation International
Widely feared yet deeply misunderstood, the great white is one of nature’s most fascinating species. This Shark Week, we celebrate our fine finned friends with a “killer” update from marine researchers in California.
"Propspeed to eliminate marine growth on the tag’s surface was essential, as biofouling can prevent tag sensors from functioning properly."
Doctor Chuck Winkler
Researcher, Monterey Bay Aquarium
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