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2018
Wednesday, December 12th
11:00 AM

A cautionary tale about the inhibitory effects of gated culverts on fish passage restoration efforts

Nathan Ning, Charles Sturt University
Lee Baumgartner, Charles Sturt University
Craig Boys, Port Stephens Fisheries Institute, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
Tim Marsden, Australasian Fish Passage Services
Jarrod McPherson, Charles Sturt University
Oudom Phonekhampheng, National University of Laos
Wayne Robinson, Charles Sturt University
Douangkham Singhanouvong, Living Aquatic Resources Research Centre
Ivor Stuart, Kingfisher Research
Garry Thorncraft, National University of Laos

Chandelier Room

11:00 AM - 12:40 PM

A Framework to Evaluate Vulnerability of Upriver Migrants to Existing Hydroelectric Infrastructure and Climate Change

Rebecca Flitcroft, USDA Forest Service
Sarah Lewis, Oregon State University
Ivan Arismendi, Oregon State University
Chante Davis, Oregon State University
Guillermo Giannico, Oregon State University
Brooke Penaluna, USDA Forest Service
Mary Santelmann, Oregon State University
Mohammad Safeeq, University of California at Merced
Jeff Snyder, Western Oregon University

Elizabeth Room B

11:00 AM - 12:40 PM

Adding auxiliary discharge into the entrance pool of a fishway: influence of pool design on fish passage

Cornelia Schuetz, German Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG)
Rebekka Czerny, German Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (BAW)

Theatrette

11:00 AM - 12:40 PM

Approaches to nonsalmonid small fish passage in arid areas of the American Intermountain West and Great Plains

William J. Rice, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Elizabeth Room A

11:00 AM - 12:40 PM

Development of a comprehensive fish passage approach for floodplains of the lower mekong basin

Oudom Phonekhampheng, National University of Laos, Vientiane
Douangkham Singhanouvong, National University of Laos, Vientiane
Lee Baumgartner, National University of Laos, Vientiane
Tim Marsden, National University of Laos, Vientiane
Garry Thorncraft, National University of Laos, Vientiane

Chandelier Room

11:00 AM - 12:40 PM

Merging biology and technology to achieve selective bi-directional fish passage

Daniel Zielinski, Great Lakes Fishery Commission
Theodore Castro-Santos, USGS, Turners Falls
Andy Goodwin, USACE - ERDC, Portland
Tom Pratt, DFO, Sault Ste. Marie
Robert McLaughlin, University of Guelph, Guelph
Andrew Muir, Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Ann Arbor

Theatrette

11:00 AM - 12:40 PM

Steep grade ahead? Optimizing fishway designs for small-bodied Great Plains fishes

Christopher Myrick, Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Tyler Swarr, Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Ryan Fitzpatrick, Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Katie Rohwer, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Elizabeth Room A

11:00 AM - 12:40 PM

Surface bypass as a means to protect downstream-migrating fish – lack of standardized evaluation criteria complicates evaluation of efficacy

Elena-Maria Klopries, RWTH Aachen University, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Zhiqun (Daniel) Deng, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Theresa Ursula Lachmann, RWTH Aachen University
Holger Schüttrumpf, RWTH Aachen University
Bradly A. Trumbo, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,

Auditorium

11:00 AM - 12:40 PM

Wetland fish communities above stream regulators with and without fish passage in Lao PDR

Douangkham DK Singhanouvong, Living Aquatic Resource Research Center(LARReC)
Lee Baumgartner, Charles Sturt University
Wayne WR Robinson, Charles Sturt University
Garry GT Thorncraft, National University of Lao

Chandelier Room

11:00 AM - 12:40 PM

Will they stay or will they go? Movement and recruitment dynamics of an iconic Australian freshwater fish in a cold-water impacted River

Zeb Tonkin, Arthur Rylah Institute
John Koehn, Arthur Rylah Institute
Charles Todd, Arthur Rylah Institute
Jarod Lyon, Arthur Rylah Institute
Sarah Commens, Murray Darling Basin Authority

Elizabeth Room B

11:00 AM - 12:40 PM

1:30 PM

Assessing multi slot versus single slot pool-type fishways suitability for potamodromous cyprinids: An experimental approach using numerical modelling and fish

Ana L. Quaresma
António N. Pinheiro

Theatrette

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Barriers to Fish Passage in the Queensland Murray-Darling Basin Phase II: Validation of the “Keller” method for determining discharge at weir drown-out.

Janice Kerr, Environmental Flows Assessment Program
Andrea Prior, Environmental Flows Assessment Program
James Fawcett, Environmental Flows Assessment Program
Doug Harding, Environmental Flows Assessment Program
Tess Mullins, Environmental Flows Assessment Program

Elizabeth Room B

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Determining barotrauma in the Pictus catfish, Pimelodus pictus, experimentally exposed to simulated hydropower turbine passage

Bernardo Beirão, Charles Sturt University
Luiz Silva, Charles Sturt University
Richard Brown, Charles Sturt University
Ricardo Walker, Charles Sturt University

Auditorium

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Energy efficient fish attraction

Patrik Andreasson, Luleå University of Technology
Johan Westin, Vattenfall AB
J. Gunnar I. Hellström, Luleå University of Technology
Eric Lillberg, Vattenfall AB
David Aldvén, Vattenfall AB

Theatrette

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Evaluating the placement of PIT tags in tropical river fishes: a case study involving two Mekong River species

Lee J. Baumgartner, Charles Sturt University
Bettina Grieve, Charles Sturt University
Wayne Robinson, Charles Sturt University
Luiz Silva, Charles Sturt University
Karl Pomorin, KarlTek Pty Ltd.
Gary Thorncraft, National University of Laos
Nathan Ning, Charles Sturt University

Chandelier Room

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Fish passage at the Don Sahong dam site, Khone Falls, Mekong River, southern Laos

Kent G. Hortle
Somphone Phommanivong, Don Sahong Hydropower Company

Chandelier Room

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Hydraulic design of an optimised vertical-slot fishway targeted at multi-range fish-biology based design criteria for low, medium and high river flows

Heath Robinson, Public Works Advisory

Theatrette

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Injury and Mortality of Two Mekong River Species to Turbulent Shear Forces

Zhiqun (Daniel) Deng, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Alison Colotelo, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Robert Mueller, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Ryan Harnish, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jayson Martinez, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Thonglom Phommavong, National University of Laos, Vientiane
Khamla Phommachanh, Living Aquatic Resources Research Center, Vientiane
Garry Thorncraft, National University of Laos, Vientiane
Lee Baumgartner, Charles Sturt University
Joshua Hubbard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Briana Rhode, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Auditorium

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Monitoring fish passage and fisheries at the Don Sahong dam site, Khone Falls, Mekong River, southern Laos

Kent Hortle
Somphone Phommanivong, Don Sahong Hydropower Company

Chandelier Room

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Monitoring PIT-Tag Passage Through Steel Fish Bypass Baffle at Wells Dam, USA

Steve Anglea, Biomark, Inc.
Tom Kahler, Douglas County Public Utility District

Elizabeth Room A

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Proposal an engineering solutions for fish migration upstream and downstream over one discharge sill located on the Bistra Mărului river

Răzvan Voicu, National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management

Theatrette

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Sensing what fish feel about passage through three different low-head hydropower turbines

Craig Boys, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
Brett Pflugrath, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
Melanie Mueller, Technical University of Munich
Joachim Pander, Technical University of Munich
Zhiqun Daniel Deng, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Juergen Geist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Auditorium

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

Warning, it's a catfish! Novel approaches are needed to study the effects of rapid decompression on benthonic species

Luiz Silva, Charles Sturt University
Bernardo Beirão, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Ricardo Falcao, Federal University of São João del-Rei
Audrey Castro, Federal University of São João del-Rei
Edson Dias, Federal University of São João del-Rei

Auditorium

1:30 PM - 3:10 PM

3:40 PM

Advances in machine vision scanning

Tom Shearer, Whooshh Innovations
Steve Dearden, Whooshh Innovations

Elizabeth Room A

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Fish ladder as connectivity in a large Neotropical river: upstream and downstream movements of Prochilodus lineatus

Dr. Leandro F. Celestino

Chandelier Room

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Impacted fish movement into tropical freshwater wetlands discharging water low in dissolved oxygen; the tail of two wetlands

Trent Power, Catchment Solutions

Chandelier Room

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Is automatic monitoring accurate enough?

Magnus Thor Asgeirsson, Pentair

Elizabeth Room A

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Kyogle weir a cost effective rock-ramp fishway design

Matt Sorenson

Theatrette

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Long-term study of reservoir cascade in Southeastern Brazil reveals spatio-temporal gradient in fish assemblages

Raquel C. Loures, Cemig Geração e Transmissão, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Paulo S. Pompeu, Federal University of Lavras, UFLA, Lavras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Auditorium

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Machine learning for automated sonar monitoring of outmigrating American eel behavior

Paul T. Jacobson PhD, EPRI

Elizabeth Room A

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Reservoir provides cool-water refuge for adult Chinook salmon in a trap-and-haul reintroduction program

Matthew Keefer, University of Idaho
George Naughton, University of Idaho
Tami Clabough, University of Idaho
Matthew Knoff, University of Idaho
Tim Blubaugh, University of Idaho
Cameron Sharpe, Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
Christopher Caudill, Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife

Auditorium

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Restoring connectivity – how the Sea to Hume fishways will help achieve the environmental outcomes of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan

Stuart Little, Murray Darling Basin Authority

Elizabeth Room B

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

The importance of determining and maintaining migration corridors for the Hilsa Shad fishery in Myanmar Inland Rivers.

John Conallin, Institute for Land Water and Society, Charles Sturt University

Chandelier Room

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM

Twenty years of fish passage policies establishment in Brazil: a review of the current status of fish passage science

Luiz Silva, Charles Sturt University, Wodonga, VIC, Australia

Chandelier Room

3:40 PM - 5:20 PM