Meaning of fishway in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfɪʃwɛi/


another term for fish ladder
‘A much larger and more difficult task was convincing or forcing owners of operating mills to maintain fishways and refrain from throwing refuse into the streams.’
  • ‘In 1872, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the Holyoke Water Power Company, owners of a large dam, to build a fishway.’
  • ‘To avoid regulations, Americans relied on technical solutions such as hatcheries and fishways.’
  • ‘Few other species are capable of passage through either the vertical-slot fishway or surface-port system.’
  • ‘At the southern end of the causeway are five control gates that can be raised to regulate flow, and a vertical-slot fishway of 19 pools with a height difference of 30.5 cm in each step.’