Fish Habitat Section of the American Fisheries Society

When Federal Policy Protects Habitat

In May 2000, President Clinton signed Executive Order 13158 establishing the federal framework for marine protected areas within U.S. waters. This built upon previous legislation including the National Marine Sanctuaries Act, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery...

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...