Fish Habitat Section of the American Fisheries Society

Impact of a dam removal on fish habitat

Dams can have a negative impact on fish habitat by altering fish passage and spawning sites. Compared to large high-profile dam removal, small run-of-river dam removals in small upland catchment areas are not well...

Finding the best model to predict fish distribution

Accurate knowledge of fish distribution and preferred habitat is crucial to managing fisheries using an ecosystem-based management approach. For many fisheries, however, it is difficult to obtain information regarding the spatial distribution of fish...