Biohybrids combine artificial robotic elements with living organisms. These novel technologies allow for obtaining useful data on the environment by implementing organisms as “living sensors”. Natural water resources are under serious ecological threat and there is always a need for new, more efficient methods for aquatic monitoring. Project Robocoenosis introduces the use of biohybrid entities as low-cost and long-term environmental monitoring devices. This will be done by combining lifeforms with technical parts which will be powered with the use of MFCs. This concept will allow for a more well-rounded data collection and provide an insight into the water body with minimal human impact.

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