US Long-Term Ecological Research Network
Common Gear for all Fish Sampling:
 
  • Scale Envelopes
  • Spring scales (2 of each, with one set in separate dry place): 10, 30, 50, 100, 500, 1000 mg, 5 kg, 12 kg
  • Measuring Boards
  • Dip Nets
  • iPaq               
  • Bins for storing fish
  • aerator(s)
  • GPS
  • Site Book
  • Collector’s Permit
  • Tool box
Forceps
Needle nose pliers
Wire cutter
Zip ties
Screw drivers
Sharpies
Pencils
Plastic Ziploc bags
Scissors
  • Boat Equipment
Extra Gas
Life Jackets
Seat Cushions
Oars
Motor
Anchor
 
Day Crew Specific
 
  • Gill nets:
7 sizes: 19, 25, 32, 38, 51, 64, 89 mm stretch
2 buoys with lights
2 brackets for boat and hand crank
chains and swivels to link nets (6 plus spares)
poker chips
ropes or bungies to tie them
bins
fish removal tools
anchors
  • Trammel Net with buoy
  • 3 Fyke Nets
anchor and float for each net
  • Gloves for handling fish
  • Sunscreen and bug spray
 
Night Crew Specific:
 
  • Beach Seine
8 meter rope
  • Waders
  • 12 V battery
  • Insect Repellant
  • Lights
3 head lamps
Spot light
12 V clip light(s)
glow sticks
boat bow and stern lights
 
 
Electroshocking
 
  • Rubber Gloves
  • Waders/ Rubber boots
  • Extra Bins (extra large, large, small)
  • Fish baskets with holes to set in extra large bin
  • Aerator
  • Dip Nets
  • shock boat key
LTER Keywords
Protocol ID
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