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electrofishing

electrofishing

noun elec·tro·fish·ing \i-ˈlek-trō-ˌfi-shiŋ\

Definition of ELECTROFISHING

:  fishing that employs a direct electric current to attract and usually temporarily immobilize fish for easy capture

First Known Use of ELECTROFISHING

1950

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