A simple technique for remote identification of individual spawning fishes
Abstract:A robust method to identify individual spawning Japanese charr Salvelinus leucomaenis japonicus using visible implant elastomer (VIE) and commercial binoculars was developed. Successful individual identification was c. 80% for 1693 observation trials, and successful pair recognition was c. 70% for 337 pairs of spawning fish.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Laboratory of Fish Population Dynamics, Department of Bioresources, Graduate School of Mie University, 1577 Kurimamachiya-machi, Tsu 514-8507, Mie Prefecture, Japan
Publication date: September 1, 2008