electrofishing


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electrofishing

(ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌfɪʃɪŋ)
n
the practice of catching fish by stunning them with electric current or by attracting them through the use of electricity
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The electrofishing which involves running an electron current into the water using rickety generation to catch Sher Mahi which is found only in Kabul River.
Electrofishing surveys carried out following the incident show the incident had had an impact on trout fry.
Ichthyological monitoring along the downstream stretch of the River Jihlava was undertaken between July 19 and August 30 2016 using electrofishing equipment (i/ SEN battery-powered (accumulator 12V) backpack electrofishing gear, pulse amplitude: 200 V PDC, frequency 60 Hz; producer Bednar, Czech Republic; ii/ fishing set--Honda Electric Generator 2 kW, output 230 VAC with control panel BMA PLUS, output voltage (peak level): 300-600V, frequency: 50 Hz; producer Bednar, Czech Republic).
0 gpp, 90hp e-tec ho evinrude motor and a tandem karavan sr-16 21 trailer to replace our current smith root electrofishing boat.
The methods employed comprised electrofishing (sites 4, 5 and 7) and use of minnow traps and gill nets (sites 1, 5 and 6).
Literature on fish responses to electricity is extensive, and electrofishing is a common and effective tool employed to collect fishery data (Snyder, 2003; Hardie et al.
Stocks are poor, and according to the Environment Agency's own electrofishing data from Monitoring Stocks on the Tyne Index report 2008: "Electro-fishing surveys were carried out at 62 sites in the Tyne Catchment.
1999, 2000), who were able to collect 263 southeastern blue suckers in their study, electrofishing surveys in the lower Pearl River (Louisiana) have historically produced few individuals (e.
For sampling optimization, we also included Odonata (from different substrates in the streams) caught along with fish samplings (not used in this study) by electrofishing (two dip nets and a portable generator - Toyama 1600, 220V, DC).
They accomplish this with backpack-mounted electrofishing gear where the unwanted fish are stunned and netted from high mountain streams.
The electrofishing capture probabilities for Millicoma Dace from our study ranged from 9% over bedrock substrates to 28% over non-bedrock substrates.
In my former career as a fishery biologist, I always marveled that a good percentage of lunkers we caught by electrofishing in early spring had the tails of big gizzard shad (10 to 12 inches) sticking out of their gullets.