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Title: Effects of Retention of Fish in Keepnets
Author: T.G. Pottinger
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: Environment Agency Project ID:EAPRJOUT_221, Representation ID: 30, Object ID: 1568
The aim of this study was address an area of concern relating to angling practices; that of physiological stress associated with the capture, handling, and confinement of fish within keepnets. Two approaches were employed. In the first, a population of carp (Cyprinus carpio) maintained within an experimental facility, under controlled conditions, was employed. The second experimental procedure employed a population of carp maintained under semi-natural conditions within an earth lagoon. The resulting data suggest that the retention of carp in keepnets following capture may not represent an additional source of stress over and above that of capture and may not affect the rate of recovry of the fish from the initial capture stress.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Subject Keywords: CarpAnglingFishing netsStressFishing methods
Taxonomic Keywords: Cyprinus carpio
Extent: 49
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