FISH and chips will have a new meaning after fish have been implanted with the same kind of microchips used in Nintendo Wii.

Using the same technology that allows hand movements of the control dictate what happens in the computer game system, the Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences hope to assess the decline in fish stocks.

The advanced three-axis accelerometer sensors, which can detect movement in any direction as well as measuring the fish’s metabolic rate.

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