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Sensor Fish/Dam Research

OPB | Feb. 1, 2002 7:30 p.m.

Hydroelectric dams are a dangerous obstacle for young salmon on their way downriver. New technology allows scientists to send a computerized probe called a sensor fish through the turbulent route followed by salmon through the dam. The hope is to learn ways to minimize fish mortality.

First Broadcast: 2002
Producer: Jim Newman

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