fishway

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fishway (plural fishways)

  1. A structure built on or around dams or locks to faciliate the migration of fish.
    • 1997, J. H. L'Abée-Lund & J. E. Brittain, "Weir construction as environmental mitigation in Norwegian hydropower schemes", Hydropower '97, pages 51-54.
      The weir must not represent a physical barrier to fish migration, both locally and throughout the whole river system. If necesary, a fishway is included in the weir.

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