Handling of fish
See also the relevant section in the PREPARE guidelines.
The epidermis and slime layer of fish are easily damaged by rough handling.
- Shishis et al. (2023): Effects of different handling methods on the behavior of adult zebrafish
- Stevens (2019): Refining handling of small laboratory fishes
- Brattelid & Smith (2000): Methods for positioning fish for surgery or other procedures out of water
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