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Fishery Research Flumes at the Denver Technical Service Center Hydraulics Research Laboratory

A flume is an artifical water channel that can simulate different channel shapes, flow rates, and hydraulic structures. These images show the research flumes used to test new fishery engineering designs for fish separators, crowders, and other devices to improve fish salvage at the Tracy Fish Collection Facility.

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Thumbnail image linking to 22 kbyte JPG file showing a fishery research flume at the Denver Technical Service Center

Flume image 1

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Flume with cover

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Flume experiment 1

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Flume experiment 2

Thumbnail image linking to 49 kbyte JPG file showing a fishery research flume and mechanical crowder at the Denver Technical Service Center

Mechanical crowder