Equipment

FishSens Staff
By: FishSens Staff

Behind-The-Scenes Glimpse Into The Evolution Of The SondeCAM

Although the FishSens SondeCAM was developed as a tool to help anglers detect underwater structures (and hopefully the fish lurking nearby), the growth of the SondeCAM from conceived design to sleek, realized product isn’t unlike that of the anglers it aids, transitioning from newbie to pro. And there were plenty of lessons to learn before the SondeCAM could realize its full potential — much less catch sight of its first fish.

FishSens Staff
By: FishSens Staff

One fish, two fish: Underwater video works for fish population counts

For those in the business of fishery management and conservation, numbers count. But fish aren’t keen on filling out census forms, and even small ponds can house thousands of individuals among dozens of species. Assessing those populations is no easy task, but a study from the University of Florida shows that underwater video can accurately enumerate the relative abundance of fish, even in obscured environments.