Bio-acoustic fish fence expected to be operational this fall
(Left to right) Josh Tompkins, fisheries biologist; Matt Combs, fisheries biologist; and Nathan Rister, fisheries technician; Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, demonstrate electrofishing for Asian Carp on the Cumberland River next to Barkley Dam in Grand Rivers, Ky., July 30, 2019. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Agency, U.S. Geological Survey and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency are collaborating on the deployment of a bio-acoustic fish fence on the downstream side of Barkley Lock as part of a test of this sound deterrent to reduce the use of the locks by Asian Carp.

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