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fishway

(ˈfɪʃˌweɪ)
n
(Fishing) US and Canadian another name for fish ladder
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Eversource has been a sponsor of the Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitor Center on the Merrimack River for over 23 years.
"This will include environmental works projectssuch as fishways to promote fish movement and habitatthat will also generate new local jobs."
Fishways allow alewives to circumvent these obstructions by swimming over or around the dams.
Size selection from fishways and potential evolutionary responses in a threatened Atlantic salmon population.
Actions taken have included decommissioning of obsolete dams and weirs, construction of fishways specifically designed for Australian native fish, allocation of water for environmental river flows and restoration of riparian vegetation (Arthington and Pusey 2003; Bond and Lake 2003; Gilligan et al.
Fragmentation and fish passage: Can fishways mitigate discontinuities in Great Plains fish communities?
Flow Simulation in the Orifice and Weir Fishways (Case Study: Diversion Dam of Karkhe).
However, small and large dams constructed on the river impede fish and cause its death behind the dam and extinct various species of fish that one of the ways to reduce the damaging effects of dams and preventing the extinction of species of fish is constructing proper fishways for fish to pass the dam section.
Hustins also explores debates over such matters as artificial fish propagation, leasing freshwater fishing rights to private clubs, and the construction of fishways to help salmon reach spawning grounds.
Fishways and water's edge biotopes have been built to recover some lost aquatic life.