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New Upstream Records For Fishes Following Dam Removal In The Cahaba River, Alabama, Micah G. Bennett, J. Heath Howell, Bernard R. Kuhajda, Paul L. Freeman Apr 2015

New Upstream Records For Fishes Following Dam Removal In The Cahaba River, Alabama, Micah G. Bennett, J. Heath Howell, Bernard R. Kuhajda, Paul L. Freeman

Southeastern Fishes Council Proceedings

Population fragmentation by dams of all sizes is a major threat to biodiversity in running waters. Dam removal has become an increasingly popular tool among conservation practitioners because of its potential benefits to aquatic organisms and ecosystems. During fish monitoring following removal of a small run-of-river dam on the Cahaba River, we documented new upstream records between 8 months and 2 years post-removal for five species: Stargazer Shiner, Notropis uranoscopus; River Redhorse, Moxostoma carinatum; Southern Sand Darter, Ammocrypta meridiana; Freckled Darter, Percina lenticula; River Darter, P. shumardi. These new records suggest that the former dam may have served as a ...


Number 44 (November 2002), Southern Fishes Council Nov 2002

Number 44 (November 2002), Southern Fishes Council

Southeastern Fishes Council Proceedings

(November 2002) - Seasonal, diel and spawning habitat of the rare muscadine darter (Percina sp.) in the Conasauga River, Georgia. By Carol E. Johnston, Kevin J. Kleiner, and Steven J. Herrington

The rediscovery of the Mississippi silverside, Menidia audens, in the Pearl River draninage in Mississippi and Louisiana. By Royal D. Suttkus and Bruce A. Thompson

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