WIT Press


Fish Protection In Germany: First Steps On A Long And Rocky Road

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/978-1-84564-849-7/03

Volume

71

Pages

10

Published

2014

Size

1,207 kb

Author(s)

M. Redeker

Abstract

This paper provides an overview of fish protection best practice and guidance in Germany. It states the preferred fish protection technologies in Germany and summarizes recommended screening criteria for physical barriers. Issues and experiences associated with pilot fish protection facilities are outlined. Incentives for fish protection facility installation in Germany and their respective funding mechanism are detailed. Finally a brief summary of recent and current efforts to improve fish protection in Germany is given. Keywords: fish passage, downstream passage, fish migration, fish protection, fish screen, best practice, screening criteria.

Keywords

fish passage, downstream passage, fish migration, fish protection, fish screen, best practice, screening criteria.