This is a graphic short story about one of my favorite monitoring methods: photo-identification!

It's used for many species, including dolphins 🐬 and whales 🐋 and sevengill sharks, 

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Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...tell us why you are interested in this course

    • Learning Objectives

  • 2

    What is Photo-Identification, How is it Use, and Why?

    • What is Photo-Identification?

    • Identifying Humpback Whales

    • Identifying Bottlenose Dolphins

    • Unique Patterns on Dolphins

    • Survey Data: Pictures and Other Important Data

    • Comparing Photos to Identify Individuals

    • Tracking an Individual Over Time

    • Population Assessment and Monitoring

    • Non-invasive Method of Identification and Monitoring

  • 3

    Test your knowledge

    • Quiz: What is Photo-Identification and Why do we Use It?

  • 4

    Thank You!

    • A message from The Blue Biologist

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About the instructor

The Blue Biologist

Hélène Mazière

Also know as The Blue Biologist has Master Degrees in both Envinromental Engineering and Marin Biology.She is a passionate marine biologist drawing comic strips and illustrations.You can find her on Facebook @thebluebiologist

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