Fish scale identification: From individual to species-specific shape variability

  title={Fish scale identification: From individual to species-specific shape variability},
  author={Zsuzsanna Br{\"a}ger and {\'A}d{\'a}m Staszny and Matthias Mertzen and Timo Moritz and Győző F. Horv{\'a}th},
  journal={Acta Ichthyologica Et Piscatoria},
Background. [] Key Method The scale samples were taken from ten body areas (marked by letters A–J) of 487 specimens in total. A multiple-step analysis was conducted on randomly selected blind samples. The differences between body areas were assessed with canonical variate analysis (CVA) and discriminant function analysis (DFA) to compute generalized Mahalanobis distances (D) and discriminant functions (T2), respectively. Results.

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