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Hydrokinetic Turbine Effects on Fish Swimming Behaviour

Research Study Annex IV

Title: Hydrokinetic Turbine Effects on Fish Swimming Behaviour
Start Date:
February 15, 2012
Research End Date:
April 20, 2012
Technology Type:
Info Updated:
July 09, 2014
Study Status: 
Princple Investigator Contact Information: 

Name: Linus Hammar

Address: CTH, Rännvägen 6b, Gothenburg

Phone: +46 31 705 943 642


Project Description: 

Impact study on fish response to helical tidal turbines in the field.

Location of Research: 

Inhaca Island (Mozambique)

Key Findings: 

Results show that fish respond to the presence of the turbine rotor by avoidance, the response differs between current velocities and between species.

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