Serious Science: Technology In Conservation

July 1, 2013

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In the past, biologists didn’t have much technology to help them study fish in wild environments. They either caught them in nets, on hook and line, or observed fish by looking into the water. Sometimes, biologist would observe captured fish in a tank, but that prevented fish from behaving naturally in their ecosystem. Fortunately, new technology has changed how scientists can study fish. Plus, scientists often combine several technologies to give them more information.