Barotrauma in Reef Fish When a fish is hooked and wound up quickly from deep in the water column, the rapid change in water pressure causes the gases in the fish’s body to expand. This results in a variety of injuries that can be fatal to most fish. This is what is commonly known as barotrauma. Which fish does barotrauma effect? Many reef fish species are susceptible to the effects of barotrauma. Mulloway, Venus Tuskfish and Teraglin in particular, are highly vulnerable....
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