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AFS Policy Statement #16 American Fisheries Society (AFS), American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH), and Institute of Fishery Research Biologists (AIFRE) (1987) Guidelines for the Use of Fishes in Field Research. Approved Sept 1987, Winston-Salem , NC Published Mar-Apr 1988, Fisheries 13(2):16-23 http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/Fishwelfare/AFS16.pdf

 

AFS Policy Statement #22. Robinette, H Randall (Chair); Hynes, Julian; Parker, Nick C; Putz, Robert; Stevens, Robert E; and Stickney, Robert R (1990) ABBREVIATED, AFS Policy Statement #22: Commercial Aquaculture. Approved Aug 1990, Pittsburg, PA. Published Jan-Feb 1991, Fisheries 15(2):12
http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/Fishwelfare/AFS22.pdf

 

AFS Policy Statement #30 Kapuscinski AR and EM Hallerman (1990) Responsible Use of Fish and Other Aquatic Organisms. Fisheries 15(4):2-5
http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/Fishwelfare/AFS30.pdf

 

ASIH, AFS, AIFRB (1988) Guidelines for Use of Fishes in Field Research. Fisheries. 13(2): 16-23
http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/Fishwelfare/ASIH.pdf

 

DeTolla LJ, Srinivas S, Whitaker BR, Andrews C, Hecker B, Kane AS, Reimschuessel R (1995) Guidelines for the Care and Use of Fish in Research.  ILAR Journal. 37(4)
http://dels-old.nas.edu/ilar_n/ilarjournal/37_4/37_4Guidelines.shtml
http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/Fishwelfare/ILAR.pdf

 

FSBI (2002) Fish Welfare. Briefing Paper 2, Fisheries Society of the British Isles Granta Information Systems, 82A High Street , Sawston, Cambridge , CB2 4H, Tel/Fax: +44 (0) 1223 830665. Email: FSBI@grantais.demon.co.uk
http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/Fishwelfare/FSBI.pdf

 

Matthews M, Trevarrow B, Matthews J (2002) A Virtual Tour of the Guide for Zebrafish Care and Users. Lab Animal. 31(3):34-40.
http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/pubs/Fishwelfare/Matthews.pdf

 

Rose JD (2003) A critique of paper: Do fish have nociceptors: Evidence for the evolution of a vertebrate sensory system" published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 2003 by Sneddon, Braithwaite and Gentle.
http://uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu/Zoology/faculty/Rose/Critique%20of%20Sneddon%20article.pdf
http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/pubs/Fishwelfare/RoseC.pdf

 

Rose JD (2002) The Neurobehavioral Nature of Fishes and the Question of Awareness and Pain. Reviews in Fisheries Science. http://uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu/Zoology/faculty/Rose/pain.pdf
http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/pubs/Fishwelfare/Rose.pdf

  

Schwedler TE, Johnson SK (2000) Responsible Care and Health Maintenance of Fish in Commercial Aquaculture. Animal Welfare Information Center Bulletin. Winter 1999/2000. 10(3/4)
http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/newsletters/v10n3/10n3schw.htm

  

Sneddon LU, Braithwaite VA, and Gentle MJ (2003) Do fish have nociceptors? Evidence for the evolution of a vertebrate sensory system. Proceedings of the Royal Society 1270(1520):1115-1121

  

Thorsteinsson V (2002) Tagging Methods for Stock Assessment and Research in Fisheries. Report of Concerted Action FAIR CT.96.1394 (CATAG). Reykjavik. Marine Research Institute Technical Report (79), pp 179
http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/Fishwelfare/Thorsteinsson.pdf

 

The Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Journal 44(4) 2003, entitled “Physiological Research Outside the Laboratory”, is an excellent collection of articles written to assist fish researchers and IACUC members in assessing fish research.  Please go to their website (http://dels-old.nas.edu/ilar_n/ilarjournal/online_issues.shtml) to obtain the following articles.

               

·       Introduction: All of the World Is a Laboratory
Michael K. Stoskopf

·       Does the Animal Welfare Act Apply to Free-ranging Animals?
Daniel M. Mulcahy

·       Opportunistic Research and Sampling Combined with Fisheries and Wildlife Management Actions or Crisis Response
David A. Jessup

·       Fish Research and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Russell J. Borski and Ronald G. Hodson

·       Surgical Implantation of Transmitters into Fish
Daniel M. Mulcahy

·       Programs for Invasive Research in North American Zoos and Aquariums
Karen L. Goodrowe

 

 

 

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