electrofishing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

electro- +‎ fishing

Noun[edit]

electrofishing (uncountable)

  1. a kind of fishing that uses electricity to stun the fish before they are caught, often used in scientific surveys so that the fish can be studied and returned to the water alive

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