The present invention relates to a sampling device for collecting microorganisms from aquatic environments by chemotaxis comprising: a housing, at least one electronic control unit interacting with the housing / connected to the housing; and at least one rectangular cast that can be arranged within the housing wherein the cast is designed to receive at least one assay plate, preferably multiple assay plates (eight or more); wherein the at least one assay plate comprises at least one well, preferably up to 20 or more wells, filled with at least one chemoattractant compound, and wherein each well is connected to the outside by at least a port; wherein the cast is further designed to receive at least one sealing plate at least partially covering the at least one assay plate, wherein the sealing plate is designed to be moveable along the at least one assay plate between a first position, wherein...

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