Identification Method

Includes refinements to methods used to identify individual animals, such as tattooing, tagging, microchipping, ear notching, etc.

Jang, D.-H., Kwon, K.-S., Kim, J.-K. et al. 2020. Dog identification method based on muzzle pattern image. Applied Sciences 10(24), 8994.

Currently, invasive and external radio frequency identification (RFID) devices and pet tags are widely used for dog identification. However, social problems such as abandoning and losing dogs are constantly increasing. A more effective alternative to...

Bekkozhayeva, D., Cisar, P. 2022. Image-based automatic individual identification of fish without obvious patterns on the body (scale pattern). Applied Sciences 12(11), 5401.

The precision fish farming concept has been widely investigated in research and is highly desirable in aquaculture as it creates opportunities for precisely controlling and monitoring fish cultivation processes and increasing fish welfare. The automatic...

Robstad, C. A., Lodberg-Holm, H. K., Mayer, M. et al. 2021. The impact of bio-logging on body weight change of the Eurasian beaver. PLOS ONE 16(12), e0261453.

Bio-logging is a common method to collect ecological data on wild animals, but might also induce stress, reduce body condition, and alter behavior. Eurasian beavers (Castor fiber) are a semi-aquatic and nocturnal species that are...