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Hydroelectric Power and Migration

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All of the following regarding hydroelectric dams are known to impact migratory fish species EXCEPT

A

Hydroelectric dams can block migration routes.

B

The dams increase the flow rate of the water in the rivers and streams.

C

The dams themselves can lead to pollution which can harm the fish upstream.

D

The fish can get killed in the turbines.

E

The diversion of water flow to new areas can be more favorable to predators.