Accession Number:

ADA167877

Title:

Fisheries Handbook of Engineering Requirements and Biological Criteria,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS PORTLAND OREG NORTH PACIFIC DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

304.0

Abstract:

This report covers both fish facility design problems and the operation of fish facilities. Chapters on swimming speeds, spawning criteria, and food and oxygen requirements for several species of fish are included. The effects of temperature, water quality, silt and turbidity on fish are discussed. The toxicity on fish of elements and compounds, including metals, plastics, pesticides, and herbicides are reviewed. Hatcheries, rearing ponds and fish pumps are described. The subjects of fish behavior and diseases are addressed. Fishway structures at natural obstructions and dams are examined, as is the related subject of artificial guidance of fish. Keywords Fishways Fisheries Fish passage Anadromous fish Fish barriers and Fish management.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Information Science
  • Biology
  • Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE