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Native Aquatic Species of the Gila River Basin
in Arizona and New Mexico

Aravaipa Fish Barriers

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The Aravaipa Creek fish barrier is intended to prevent upstream movements of nonnative fishes from the San Pedro River to portions of Aravaipa Creek populated with threatened native fishes. Construction of the Aravaipa Creek fish barriers was completed in April of 2001.

Text- Link to Aravaipa Construction Photos

Barrier Location
Design Considerations


Final Environmental Assessment, Construction of Fish Barriers on Aravaipa Creek dated November 1998.

[Drop Barriers ]   [Electrical Barriers]   [Fish Barriers]  

Last Reviewed:
June 25, 2009

Joseph J. Billerbeck - jbillerbeck@usbr.gov