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  • Company News
  • Posted September 22, 2016

Evaluating New Electro-immobilization Settings to Enhance Fish Welfare

Applying electricity to water to immobilize fish and other aquatic organisms (i.e., electrofishing) has been carried out for well over a century; however, there remains a significant amount of knowledge to be learned. Electrofishing science is a dynamic, interdisciplinary field that at…

  • Company News
  • Posted September 12, 2016

Smith-Root’s eDNA Product Line on Display at AFWA 106th Annual Meeting

Come see Smith-Root’s new environmental DNA product line at the 106th annual meeting of Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies in Philadelphia September 11-14, 2016. This annual event provides a forum for conservation leadership and brings together more than 700 leaders from fish and…

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  • Company News
  • Posted August 21, 2016

Biomeme and Smith-Root Partnership Offers On-site DNA Detection for Fisheries Scientists

Have you ever wished you could simply take a sample of water from a stream and know if an invasive species is present? How about the ability to use a simple, on-site swab test to determine if fish in your aquaculture facility are sick? Here at Smith-Root we share your vision, and it’s the…

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  • Company News
  • Posted July 25, 2016

Electrofishing Theory and Practice: Australia Training Day

Everyone understands the importance of training and practice in the use of technical equipment — right? Similarly, with proper training and practice, electrofishing equipment is used to safely sample fish populations in surface waterbodies throughout the world for scientific study and…

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  • Company News
  • Posted July 08, 2016

Smith-Root Helps to Understand Why Steelhead Aren’t Surviving in Puget Sound

Each spring, juvenile steelhead exit their natal rivers and move into the Puget Sound as part of their seaward migration toward the North Pacific Ocean. Once in the salt water, these young fish migrate rapidly through the inland waters of Washington State, some of them traveling hundreds of…