Otoliths analysis

Otoliths analysis
  • Laboratory facilities for otoliths preparation (i.e. embedding, cutting, sanding and polishing by manual and mechanical means) to determine fish age (annual and daily readings)
  • High resolution microscopes (with fluorescent light source) and advanced image analysis software
  • Micromill, clean facilities and access to LA-ICPMS for otolith microchemistry
  • Precision scale (Max 52g; d=0.001mg) on weighing table