Shocking! Electrofishing for Largescale Suckers on the Columbia River

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Detailed Description

In this episode we take to the water and accompany a USGS field crew as they collect largescale suckers (Catostomus macrocheilus) along the lower Columbia River. Using a boat equipped with specialized shocking equipment, researchers stun nearby fish, allowing them to be easily collected and examined. Join us, as we explore how native fish are used to determine the water quality and ecological health of our local rivers, only in this month's episode of the Oregon Science Podcast.

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Episode Number: 2

Image Dimensions: 500 x 282

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Length: 06:41:00

Location Taken: St. Helens, OR, US