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NOAA Reporter
06-08-2007, 02:54 PM
NOAA Fisheries, and a group of state and local partners teamed up to install a fishway in Waterford, Conn., that allows fish to bypass a dam and reach more than 4 miles of stream that have not been used by alewives and other fish species for 150 years. Alewives that have swum in from Long Island Sound in the spring and gathered at the base of the Jordan Mill Pond dam will now be able to reach their historic freshwater spawning habitat in Jordan Brook and its upland streams.

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