Efficiency of electrofishing in turbid lowland rivers: implications for measuring temporal change in fish populations
Lyon, J P.; Bird, T; Nicol, S; Kearns, J; O'Mahony, J; Todd, C R.; Cowx, I G.; Bradshaw, C J.A.; Jech, J Michael
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71(6): 878-886
To quantify how electrofishing capture probability varies over time and across physiochemical and disturbance gradients in a turbid lowland river, we tagged between 68 and 95 fish·year−1 with radio transmitters and up to 424 fish·year−1 with external and passive integrated transponder (PIT) tags.