Reading the history of salmon fish from scale images

Salmon populations have been steadily declining due to many factors, including fishing and climate change: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/no-salmon-in-rivers-due-to-climate-change-gpzx2wgtz There is a pressing need to understand the population trends and underlying causes for the purposes of conservation. Atlantic salmon spawn in freshwater and the juvenile fish grows in the river for 1-4 years before emigrating to sea. Salmon […]

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Identifying features in salmon scales using Computer Vision

This is a computer vision project on automatically finding the focal point (or the growth centre) of concentric growth rings on images on salmon scales. See also related project involving image processing.     Salmon scales contain visible concentric rings which can be used to determine the age and growth history of individual fish, much like […]

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