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BioSonics Scientific Echosounders

World leading hydroacoustic systems for a range of fisheries and aquatic habitat applications

The new standard in a scientific fisheries echosounder, with super rugged construction, all metal connectors, and amazing features including:

Autonomous mode - collect and log data without a laptop or PC!

Wake sleep functions

Built in DC voltmeter

Integrated DGPS

Integrated WIFi router for wireless connection


  • Fixed-location studies

  • Fish counting in rivers

  • Fish population surveys

  • Biomass estimates

  • Age class/distribution

MX Aquatic Habitat Echosounder

The world's only dedicated aquatic habitat mapping and assessement system, the MX is a turn key solution with internal DGPS all housed in a rugged weather resistant housing. Easily deployed from any boat, the MX includes Visual Habitat software for easy, rapid data processing and generating transect maps in KML format. 



  • Eelgrass mapping

  • Substrate classification

  • Fish habitat survey

  • Delineating mud, sand, cobble   

Visual Aquatic Software

Post-Processing Software for DT-X and MX Echosounder Systems. Data ouput includes bathymetry, submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV), and substrate type.  Export to Excel for GIS mapping or straight to KML and sharing your results in Google Earth.  Visualize your results like never before and generate maps in seconds. View synchronized echogram and map views. Easy to learn, easy to use!


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VisAcq AutoTrack Software

An add-on module to Visual Acquisition that works as a real-time processing tool and automatically builds and records fish track lists. Simply configure and collect data as usual, open a CSV file to access the information you need.  Nothing coudl be easier and, best of all, it's further analysis or additional software required to obtain usable information for fisheries management. Save hours of valuable time, it's quick, easy, and automatic.

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