Seahorse fingerprints: a new individual identification technique

@article{FreretMeurer2013SeahorseFA,
  title={Seahorse fingerprints: a new individual identification technique},
  author={Natalie Villar Freret-Meurer and Jos{\'e} Vanderli Andreata and Maria Alice Santos Alves},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2013},
  volume={96},
  pages={1399-1405}
}
Individual identification is particularly important for ethological studies and sampling design. Previous studies have developed various types of marking by tags and chemical marks, but these methods involve significant manipulation of the individuals. Other studies have reported natural marks as an efficient method for individual recognition. Our study aims to elucidate a new method for natural mark identification of seahorses, which we tested with the endangered Brazilian seahorse Hippocampus… 
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