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A "sill" (low-lying dam) on the Pearl River at Poole's Bluff blocks fish migration during times of low water. Unseasonably high river levels were a challenge to project leaders while they worked to design a system that would allow fish to move past the sill to spawning grounds farther upstream.
Date: Aug 6, 2021

Event: GMF Site Visit

Project: NOAA CRP #1003
"Fisheries Habitat Restoration in the Pearl River"

Location: Lake Pontchartrain Basin, Louisiana

Back to Pearl River webpage

Photo by Carrie Robertson/
Gulf of Mexico Foundation