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Reopening Rivers for Migratory Fish

Every year, millions of fish migrate to their native habitats to reproduce. They are often blocked from completing their journey. When fish can’t reach their habitat, they can’t grow their populations.

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Tail of one north Pacific right whale shown as it dives next to second whale with head above water. Two North Pacific right whales in Barnabas Trough, just south of Kodiak Island, Alaska.
A person in waders in the water checking crab traps. Veteran intern Antonio Jones at an oyster farm in Drayton Harbor, Washington, checking traps for European Invasive Green Crab. Credit: Northwest Straits Commission
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