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Cast-netting

Mark Sabaj Perez/ANS

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Among the most difficult habitats to sample are large river rapids. One effective technique is cast-netting. Lead weights surround the perimeter of the circular cast net. They quickly sink to the bottom when thrown, trapping swift-water fishes like Leporellus vittatus and Leporinus fasciatus, two colorful members of the family Anostomidae.

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  • Title: Cast-netting
  • Creator: Mark Sabaj Perez/ANS

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