Drone-Based Monitoring of Pacific Salmon

By Mike Ball / 12 Nov 2021
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FIXAR fish monitoring drone

FIXAR has released a case study detailing how the company’s fully autonomous fixed-wing VTOL FIXAR 007 drone has been used to create a solution for the video monitoring of the Pacific salmon and its spawning grounds in the Chukotka Region of Russia.

Read the full case study on FIXAR’s website

The case study includes:

  • Details of the solution used, including camera payload and datalink
  • The advantages of the FIXAR 007 drone for the application
  • A video with an overview of the mission

The use of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) for the study of the abundance and distribution of fish and spawning grounds provides a number of advantages over traditional helicopter-based methods. To find out more, read the full case study on FIXAR’s website.

Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact
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