Quaker Neck and Cherry Hospital Dam Removals

Quaker Neck and Cherry Hospital Dam Removal Project Details

Video clip of American Shad sampling (using Electric shock methods) just downstream of Milburnie Dam (14.3 MB .avi format)

Fish Species affected by the Dam Removal Project

  • Alewife Alosa Pseudoharengus
  • American Shad Alosa sapidissima
  • Atlantic Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrhynchus
  • Hickory Shad Alosa mediocris
  • Shortnose Sturgeon Acipenser brevirostrum
  • Striped Bass Morone saxatillis

  • For additional information on this web page contact Mike Wicker at mike_wicker@fws.gov.

    Visit the North Carolina Ecological Services Home Page
    Visit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Home Page

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