Environment | Time to zap fishing with generators, say Pakistani fishermen

Time to zap fishing with generators, say Pakistani fishermen

So-called 'electrofishing' has proven not only highly dangerous – it's also a real threat to stocks of the rare 'sher mahi' fish, despite being banned

November 11, 2016 5:51 PM (UTC+8)
A Pakistani fisherman stands in a boat as he uses a "hot-wire" to stun fish with an electric charge in the River Kabul. Photo: AFP/ A Majeed
A Pakistani fisherman stands in a boat as he uses a "hot-wire" to stun fish with an electric charge in the River Kabul. Photo: AFP/ A Majeed
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