Thursday, 6 December 2018
Migratory fish corridors compensate the fragmentation of natural waterways due to the presence of human obstacles such as dams, dykes and locks. These barriers prevent the natural movements of the Adriatic sturgeon (Acipenser naccarii) and other native species migrations in Po River, Italy.
However, these fishways also present the risk of facilitating the spread of invasive alien species. To counter this effect, fish passes can be monitored for the isolation of unwanted invasive species.
are an important source of data on alien aquatic species, as they frequently share their experiences through online platforms (blogs, forums, social networks, fishery websites and citizen science platforms).
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Video (minute 17.44): https://bit.ly/2RDMIJn