From MarineBiotech Infopages
Definition of Biofouling:
Biofouling or biological fouling is the undesirable accumulation of micro-organisms, plants, algae, and animals on submerged structures e.g., measuring sensors or ships' hulls. If biofouling occurs on the surfaces of living marine organisms it is called epibiosis.
This is the common definition for Biofouling, other definitions can be discussed in the article
More detailed information is given in the Wikipedia article Biofouling.
- European coastal and marine observatories (2020)
- Instruments and sensors to measure environmental parameters
- Inline measurement techniques
- Antifouling paints