Loud noises and long site distances created the necessity for hand signal communications in the construction industry, particularly for crane and heavy machinery operators. In the electrofishing world a similar situation can arise, especially when using boat or backpack electrofishers operated with gas generators. We dug up a nostalgic chart of electrofishing hand signals that may provide you and your electrofishing team the needed communication to increase safety while conducting research.
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