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

Cottonwood Springs Fish Barrier

Cottonwood Springs Fish Barrier Cottonwood Springs Fish Barrier

The Cottonwood Spring fish barrier (technically located on Sonoita Creek downstream of Cottonwood Spring) is intended to prevent upstream movements of nonnative fishes from lower Sonoita Creek to Cottonwood Spring that is inhabited by Gila topminnow and Chiricahua leopard frog. Construction of the Cottonwood Spring fish barrier was completed in May 2004.

Barrier Location
Design Specifications


Categorical Exclusion Checklist, Construction of Fish Barrier on Cottonwood Springs dated November 2003
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Last Reviewed:
June 25, 2009

Joseph J. Billerbeck - jbillerbeck@usbr.gov