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Movement and abundance of American eels in the Shenandoah River

Duration

June 2001 - June 2003

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.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 100

Masters Students: 237

Phd Students: 155

Post Docs: 56

University Staff: 246

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 714

Scientific Publications: 1979

Presentations: 4410

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

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Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey