Fish Ladders On U.S. Dams Are Not Effective


Fishways on rivers in the U.S. Northeast are failing, with less than 3 percent of one key species making it upriver to their spawning grounds, according to a new study. The researchers’ findings provide a cautionary tale for other nations now planning big dam projects. What’s clear is that providing fish passage facilities at a dam is not a panacea.

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