The following reference material is relevant to anyone who uses wild or captive fish, and meant to be used by competent trainers in trainer-trainee situations. They are not standard operating procedures, and in no way do they comprise stand-alone training for persons wishing to work responsibly with fish.
- Experimental Fish (Canadian Aquaculture Institute)
- Anesthesia (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
- Blood Sampling (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
- Euthanasia (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
- Length and Weight Measurement (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
- Marking and Tagging (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
- Anatomy and Physiology (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
- The Zebrafish Book: A guide for the laboratory use of zebrafish Danio* (Brachydanio) rerio (Monte Westerfield, Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon)
The training requirements and the competencies of those using animals in science are to be determined by institutional animal care committees, together with those responsible for training and with the institution's senior administrator.