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Electro Shock Fishing for Science


When biologist need to know the species or size of a fish population, electrofishing is the likely sampling method performed. Electrofishing is a management tool used to analyze the quantity and type of fish in a pond, lake or river.

When performed correctly, electrofishing results in no permanent harm to fish, which return to their natural state in as little as two minutes after being caught.