Automated Video Image Analysis of Larval Zebrafish Locomotor Rhythms

  • Gregory M. Cahill
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 362)


A method is described for measurement of the circadian activity rhythms of up to 150 larval zebrafish simultaneously with a single video image analysis system. Most of the required equipment and software are commercially available, although some components are custom-built.

Key Words

Zebrafish circadian locomotor activity automated activity monitoring image analysis 


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© Humana Press Inc. 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregory M. Cahill
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  1. 1.Department of Biology and BiochemistryUniversity of HoustonHouston

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