Humane killing of fishes for scientific research: a comparison of two methods Academic Article uri icon


  • Two killing methods were compared on the clupeid, bony bream Nematolosa erebi and it was found that ice-slurry immersion was more humane than benzocaine overdose. The use of ice-slurry for killing N. erebi should be accepted as a standard humane method and considered similarly for other warm-water species.

publication date

  • June 1, 2010