A Simple Setup to Perform 3D Locomotion Tracking in Zebrafish by Using a Single Camera
AbstractGenerally, the measurement of three-dimensional (3D) swimming behavior in zebrafish relies on commercial software or requires sophisticated scripts, and depends on more than two cameras to capture the video. Here, we establish a simple and economic apparatus to detect 3D locomotion in zebrafish, which involves a single camera capture system that records zebrafish movement in a specially designed water tank with a mirror tilted at 45 degrees. The recorded videos are analyzed using idTracker, while spatial positions are calibrated by ImageJ software and 3D trajectories are plotted by Origin 9.1 software. This easy setting allowed scientists to track 3D swimming behavior of multiple zebrafish with low cost and precise spatial position, showing great potential for fish behavioral research in the future. View Full-Text
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Audira, G.; Sampurna, B.P.; Juniardi, S.; Liang, S.-T.; Lai, Y.-H.; Hsiao, C.-D. A Simple Setup to Perform 3D Locomotion Tracking in Zebrafish by Using a Single Camera. Inventions 2018, 3, 11.
Audira G, Sampurna BP, Juniardi S, Liang S-T, Lai Y-H, Hsiao C-D. A Simple Setup to Perform 3D Locomotion Tracking in Zebrafish by Using a Single Camera. Inventions. 2018; 3(1):11.Chicago/Turabian Style
Audira, Gilbert; Sampurna, Bonifasius P.; Juniardi, Stevhen; Liang, Sung-Tzu; Lai, Yu-Heng; Hsiao, Chung-Der. 2018. "A Simple Setup to Perform 3D Locomotion Tracking in Zebrafish by Using a Single Camera." Inventions 3, no. 1: 11.
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