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Daily Archives: November 15, 2019

John Popplewell’s angling column: It seems like our Thames Estuary is full of thornback rays!

IT’S been another settled spell and water temperatures have warmed up a degree or two as we head into early spring. Once again, this week it’s all about the thornback rays and it seems like our Thames Estuary is full of them! Spring is always a great time to head down to the beaches with the evenings drawing out and …

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Stunned Asian carp leap from Kentucky lake during ‘electrofishing’

Hundreds of Asian carp have been filmed leaping out of a lake when they were stunned with electricity by wildlife officials in Kentucky. Footage shows “shocking boats” jolting the fish from Lake Barkley by sending electrical currents surging through the water. The technique, known as “electrofishing”, temporarily stuns but does not kill the fish, which can allow biologists to collect …

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