Save the Sound Restores Fish Passage on the Pequonnock River

Nov 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: General

Last month, Save the Sound and their project partners completed construction of a pool and weir fishway designed to mitigate the effects of a concrete apron on the Pequonnock River in Bridgeport, CT. This apron, installed by the Department of Transportation in the 1950s, drastically altered the river channel and greatly inhibited the migration of diadromous fish, those fish that utilize both salt and freshwater environments during their life cycle.

For more on this story, visit: Save the Sound Restores Fish Passage on the Pequonnock River | Green Cities Blue Waters.

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