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Oilfield Glossary
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1. n. [Geophysics]
A hydrophone array in a cable that can be attached to a streamer for acquisition of marine seismic data. The eel can be suspended from the streamer so that the eel is close to the seafloor but the streamer remains high enough to avoid obstacles on the seafloor such as reefs or debris from human activity.