Wah-Tut-Ca Magazine February 2014 - Page 14

Spring 2013 | Looking for ?sh in the gulf brook. Electro?shing uses electricity to stun ?sh before they are caught. Electro?shing is a common scienti?c survey method used to sample ?sh populations to determine abundance, density, and species composition. When performed correctly, electro?shing results in no permanent harm to ?sh, which return to their natural state in as little as two minutes after being stunned.