EN 14962:2006

Water quality - Guidance on the scope and selection of fish sampling methods

Publication date:   Aug 10, 2006

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Jul 12, 2022


CEN/TC 230 Water analysis

European Norm

13.060.70   Examination of biological properties of water



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This document defines methods for sampling fish and procedures for selection of methods in order to evaluate fish populations in rivers, lakes and transitional waters. A selected literature with references in support of this document is given in the bibliography. This document refers to the standards "Water quality - Sampling of fish with electricity" (EN 14011) and "Water quality - Sampling of fish with multi-mesh gillnets" (EN 14757).

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy (substitutes Directive Reference 01/991 - Common Position on WFD)

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EN 14962:2006
90.93 Standard confirmed
Jul 12, 2022