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MIgration of silver phase and yellow phase American eels in relation to hydroelectric dams on the Shenandoah River

Duration

August 2006 - December 2009

Narrative

The American eel has experienced population decline, and one possible cause of this is the impact of dams on upstream and downstream migration. This study examines the upstream migration of eels in relation to eel specific fishways on dams of the Shenandoah River, and downstream migration of adult eels in relation to mortality caused by hydroelectric turbines.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 244

Phd Students: 144

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 251

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 680

Scientific Publications: 1916

Presentations: 4252

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • WVDNR

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Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey