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What does PIT stand for?

PIT stands for Passive Integrated Transponder

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The mussels were transported to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium mussel facility, where they were briefly quarantined and fitted with passive integrated transponder (PIT) tags.
Every one of those hatchery fish was embedded with a passive integrated transponder (PIT) tag--essentially a tiny information capsule that was surgically placed when the snook was a youngster back at the hatchery.
When salmon tagged with the passive integrated transponder (PIT) microchips pass through the antenna, the antenna turns on the PIT tag and the PIT tag in turn sends a unique identifying number to operators of the database where important information such as the species, journey origin and age of each fish is logged.
A passive integrated transponder tag is injected under an animal's skin, allowing its movements to be tracked by antenna systems over a wide area.
Digital Angel Corporation (OTCBB:DIGA), an advanced technology company in the field of animal identification and emergency identification solutions, announced today that its subsidiary Destron Fearing, will launch two new radio-frequency identification (RFID) readers, FishTRACKER IS001[TM] and FishTRACKER FS2020[TM], and a new passive integrated transponder (PIT) tag, FishID SST2[TM].