Determination of biometric parameters of fish by image analysis

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Determination of biometric parameters of fish by image analysis

Behzadi Mackvandi B, Borghei A.M, Javadi A, Minaei S, Almassi M
J. Bio. Env. Sci.6( 2), 272-276, February 2015.
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Fisheries management and research often require the use of biometric relationships in order to transform data collected in the field into appropriate indices. Currently in Iran, researchers have to measure the fish biometry parameters one by one manually by using measurement tools. In addition, this method is very time consuming and increases the risk of disease and sudden death. Then the Image processing technology was used to determine the biometric parameters of fish (length, weight). Results show that the biometry parameters measured by using image processing technique were highly correlated with the actual values (R2 ≥ 0.95).


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