blast fishing
dynamite fishing (the use of explosives to kill and stun fish for capture. Used on coral reefs where nets cannot be operated without becoming tangled or ripped. Obviously illegal almost everywhere. Has been used by ichthyologists as a sampling method)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • dynamite fishing — /daɪnəmaɪt ˈfɪʃɪŋ/ (say duynuhmuyt fishing) noun → blast fishing …   Australian English dictionary

  • dynamite fishing — the use of explosives to kill and stun fish for capture. Used on coral reefs where nets cannot be operated without becoming tangled or ripped. Obviously illegal almost everywhere. Has been used by ichthyologists as a sampling method. Also called… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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