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Marine Instruments Launches New Software Function for Better Tuna Detection

Dawn Sounding Detail is the name of the new MSB+ software functionality recently launched by Marine Instruments. The new functionality increases x10 the sounding capacity during dawn, a critical time of the day in tuna fishing, for more accurate identification of tuna.

This update, already integrated into the MSB+ software, used to integrate oceanographic information and oceanographic and management of the M3iGO satellite sonar buoy, represents a significant advancement in acoustic visualization for the skipper and fleets of tuna vessels. This innovation is the result of Marine Instruments’ requirement identification and analysis process and collaboration between tuna fishing professionals and Marine Instruments’ engineers and advisors.

Dawn Sounding Detail’s enhancement of tuna identification shows clear movements that better distinguish tuna from zooplankton and bait.

This feature, installed on tropical tuna vessels, has received positive users feedback, considering it a highly useful tool for tuna fishing. Combined with the experience of the skippers, “Dawn Sounding Detail” leads to more efficient fishing, a result of Marine Instruments’ ongoing collaboration with the tuna industry.

A Leading Satellite Buoy in Constant Evolution

The M3iGOis a satellite sonar buoy, designed and manufactured by Marine Instruments, continues to evolve. In addition to the Dawn Sounding Detail, the Spanish company has incorporated other updates into its buoy management software that make the software increasingly user-friendly and intuitive.


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