PIT-Tagging

A Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) Tag is placed in the turtle collected from Golden Gardens in the West Eugene Wetlands. PIT-tags are injected subcutaneously using a 12 gauge hypodermic needle and syringe. Once injected, the PIT tag will be useful in the identification of subsequent turtles caught and inspected.

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From: elpturtles2010

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Step 4 - Preparing the PIT tag

Watch as Eric, our 2016 Field Biologist, prepares a PIT (Passive Integrated Transponder) tag before injecting it into a Massasauga rattlesnake

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From: Ojibway Prairie Reptile Recovery

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PIT Tag Wanding Survey Mill Creek, summer 2011

A field crew member scans for Passive Integrative Transponder (PIT) tags in a study reach in Mill Creek. September, 2011

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From: Russian River Coho Monitoring Program

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Mini-Rover Stresses Penguins But Not As Much As Humans | Video

To keep wild King Penguins from stressing out, researchers piloted a rover to collect data from Passive Integrated Transponders tags (PIT-tags). When the rover moved, the penguins’ heart rate rose and their behaviors changed, but when it stopped moving, they went about the day normally. The stress levels were still lower than when human approached them.

Credit: Le Maho et. al.

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From: LiveScienceVideos

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Flannelmouth Sucker School Shocked

School of Flannelmouth Sucker (Catostomus latipinnis) getting electrofished on McElmo Creek, Utah. All fish were captured, measured, tagged with a Passive Integrate Transponder (PIT) tag and released. Based on antenna data near the confluence of McElmo Creek and the San Juan River, these fish represent a portion of the mainstem San Juan RIver population that migrates up into McElmo Creek (over 25 km upstream) to spawn before returning to the San Juan River in the following month. These fish...

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From: Nate Cathcart

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Step 5 - PIT tagging a Massasauga (no audio)

Watch as team members Eric and Mike implant a wild-caught Massasauga with a PIT (Passive Integrated Transponder) tag. This quick and relatively painless procedure will allow the snake to be identified for years to come.

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From: Ojibway Prairie Reptile Recovery

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Microchip of Dogs

A microchip implant is an identifying integrated circuit placed under the skin of a dog, cat, horse, parrot or other animal. The chip, about the size of a large grain of rice, uses passive RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology, and is also known as a PIT tag (for Passive Integrated Transponder) .

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From: Rambo Kennel

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Leatherback: Satellite Tracking Solomon Islands

The team attaches a satellite-linked transmitter and a Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT tag) to a leatherback turtle at Litoghahira Beach on Santa Isabel Island. A Solomon Islands biologist expresses the benefits of collaboration with NOAA scientists.

http://swfsc.noaa.gov/multimedia.aspx

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From: SWFSC

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Dr. Davis PIT tags a Chinese giant salamander

In order to permanently identify adult Chinese giant salamanders (Andrias davidianus) at the Ningshan Andrias breeding farm in China, Dr. Jon Davis injects a Passive Integrative Transponder (PIT) tag into the tail of a large adult salamander. Each PIT tag has a unique identification number that can be read with a hand-held scanning device to accurately identify individuals in a group. This is the same technology your vet may use to identify your pet in case it gets lost.

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From: Rhodes College

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Hauling in a Sturgeon for Weighing and Tagging

Service haul in a hooked sturgeon in the St. Marys River. As of the end of July, over 200 set lines were deployed and lifted, yielding more than 55 lake sturgeon. Sturgeon caught for the first time have an external "Floy" cinch tag secured to the dorsal fin, along with an internal PIT (passive integrated transponder) tag. Captured sturgeon are measured for total length, fork length, girth, and weight. For more than five years, Lake Superior State University has been collecting data on lake...

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From: Lake Superior State University

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