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Underwater Photography In The Study Of Fish Behavior
Author(s): Frank J. Hester
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Paper Abstract

Slides and motion picture excerpts were used to demonstrate some applications of photography in the study of fish behavior. The problems of avoidance of a purse seine net by fishes, the associations of fish with floating objects, shark behavior, and fish schooling behavior served to illustrate the techniques. Special methods were discussed such as time-lapse photography to record changes in patterns of behavior and infrared photography to observe schools under low illumination.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1968
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0012, Underwater Photo-Optical Instrumentation Applications II, (1 August 1968); doi: 10.1117/12.946734
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Frank J. Hester, Bureau of Commercial Fisheries (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0012:
Underwater Photo-Optical Instrumentation Applications II
Charles N. DeMund, Editor(s)

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