Re: NANFA-L-- cold euthanasia
Thu, 31 Aug 2006 01:49:02 +0700

Thanks. The bang method won't work if you need to study the fish
afterwards though.


Peter Unmack wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Aug 2006 wrote:
> > Sorry to ask again but are you serious about hot water? Now we are
> > talking about the quickest way to put fish out of misery but not
> > necessarily with/without agony.
> Yes, I'm serious. Whatever pain they suffer would be very very brief.
> Sometimes, what I do if I need to kill a fish quickly is throw it down on
> the ground very hard, or place it on the ground and stomp and grind on it
> with foot. Those methods are also very quick, but a little too gruesome
> for many people. But they are very quick, any suffering is very brief.
> BTW, formalin is a horrible horrible way to die. I always clove oil my
> specimens first whenever possible.
> Cheers
> Peter
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