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Table 2 Measurement of floaters and position of gauze on the floater, as tested in the floater optimization tests

From: Development and evaluation of a novel contamination device that targets multiple life-stages of Aedes aegypti

Floater type Outer ø* in cm Inner ø* in cm Height in cm Position of gauze
Floater-I (small) 5,5 3,5 6,5 Outer ring of floater covered with gauze
Floater-II (medium) 10,0 3,5 5,0 Outer ring of floater covered with gauze
Floater-III (large) 16,0 3,5 5,0 Outer ring of floater covered with gauze
Floater-IV (ring) 16,0 12,0 5,0 Outer and inner ring of floater covered with gauze
Floater-V (pins) 16,0 14,0 1,5 Gauze on top of floater, stabilized with pins
  1. *Ø = diameter.