Humane killing of fishes for scientific research: a comparison of two methods
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Two killing methods were compared on the clupeid, bony bream Nematolosa erebi and it was found that ice-slurry immersion was more humane than benzocaine overdose. The use of ice-slurry for killing N. erebi should be accepted as a standard humane method and considered similarly for other warm-water species.
Journal of Fish Biology
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Fisheries Sciences not elsewhere classified