AKO Wildlife Defence

4 3 VORSICHT ELEKTROZAUN 6 5 2 2 1 1 5 m 60 cm 70 cm 80 cm 50 cm 4 Warning sign 5 Signal light 6 Insulators 1 White-blue TopLine Plus fence wire 2 Blue TopLine Plus fence tape 3 Fence connection cable with alligator clips “Otters have become very widespread in Lower Bavaria since around 2003. They have cause major damage to fish farms and will continue to do so. This is why many fish farmers have already abandoned their facilities. As a mobile device, electric fences are a suitable defensive measure against otters if they are correctly installed and maintained.” MARTIN MASCHKE – Fishery master, Fischerzeugerring Niederbayern 47 Predators 2. Wandering amphibians such as toads and frogs are drawn to the pools during the spawning season. Often, two or even three males sit on a female frog. If the topmost one touches the wire, all the frogs can be killed by electric shock.