Patent Number: 6,332,432

Title: Animal-borne imaging and data logging system

Abstract: An animal-borne instrumentation system having an integrated tail assemblythat reduces hydrodynamic drag while inducing positive buoyancy andproviding increased useable space for instrumentation storage. The systemcomprises a submersible, pressure-resistant housing and means forharnessing the housing to an animal under study. The housing is designedto contain any combination of image and data-logging and/or transmissionequipment useful for obtaining information about the animal or itshabitat, as well as other gear necessary to support such equipment.

Inventors: Marshall; Gregory John (Falls Church, VA)


International Classification: A01K 11/00 (20060101); A01K 61/00 (20060101); A62B 037/00 (); G09F 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014