Humane killing of fish

  • Erikson U (2005) Ethical slaughter of fish: Practices from large-scale production of Atlantic salmon. Past present and future slaghter methods. Meeting proceeding 

  • Kestin S, van de Vis JW, Robb DHF (2002) Protocol for assessing brain function in fish and the effectiveness of methods used to stun and kill them. Veterinary Record 150, 302-307.
      
  • Iwama GK (1992) Anaesthesia, Analgesia and Euthanasia in Fish. In: The Care and Use of Amphibians, Reptiles and Fish in Research. Bethesda, Maryland: Scientists Center for Animal Welfare, pp 167-74.  Library of Congress Card No. 92-61834
  • Robb DHF & Kestin SC (2002) Methods used to kill fish: field observations and literature reviewed. Animal Welfare 11, 269-282

  • The Humane Slaughter Association has a publication entitled Humane harvesting of fish on their website.

  • The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has a number of publications about humane killing of fish on its website.

  • Brattelid T & Smith AJ (2011) Anaesthesia, handling, surgical procedures and killing of fish. Compendium in Laboratory Animal Science for Fish Researchers, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science

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