Definition of electrofish in English:


Line breaks: elec¦tro|fish
Pronunciation: /ɪˈlɛktrəʊfɪʃ


[with object]
  • Fish (a stretch of water) using electrocution or a weak electric field: (as noun electrofishing) electrofishing and netting showed a number of small bass in different sections of the lake
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    • During the 1998-1999 surveys, fishes were collected using baited minnow traps, trap nets, gill nets, backpack electrofishing units, seines, and angling to avoid size- and species-selectivity.
    • Areas upstream and downstream of the 400-m section were searched for marked fish with equal electrofishing effort (two passes with block nets).
    • After all enclosures were positioned, they were electrofished using a backpack electroshocker to attempt to remove any fish that may not have escaped during positioning.

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