Auto ‘finprinting’ identifies individual sharks as they migrate
Whose is that fin?Education Images/UIG via Getty ImagesBy Chris BaraniukGreat white sharks migrate over huge distances, making it tricky to track specific individuals through the seasons. Now, a project hopes to automate their identification from photographs of their fins. The technique, known as “finprinting”, uses the unique contours of a shark’s...
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