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Table 1 Electrical stunning of carp: achieved electrical parameters

From: Stunning of common carp: Results from a field and a laboratory study

Voltage, position of the plate electrodes, stunning duration Current density Electric field strength
[A/dm2] [V/dm]
50 V, t/b, 5 min 0.09 ± 0.003 15.5 ± 0.39
50 V, lateral, 5 min 0.14 ± 0.00 22.7 ± 0.07
150 V, t/b, 1 min 0.28 ± 0.005 46.9 ± 0.73
150 V, lateral, 1 min 0.41 ± 0.00 68.2 ± 0.00
  1. Conductivity of water: 600 μS/cm; given are mean ± standard deviation
  2. t/b: plate electrodes positioned at top and bottom; lateral: plate electrodes positioned laterally of stunned carp