What is pulse fishing

Pulse fishing is one of the fishing techniques used to catch flatfish, in particular sole.  Flatfish spend a large part of their time on or in the seabed. To catch flatfish, different techniques are used, of which beam trawling with tickler chains is the conventional technique and the pulse technique that uses electrical stimulation the most recent development. The pulse technique has been developed as a more sustainable alternative to conventional beam trawling.

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