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Small eels can use a fish ladder at the dams, while large eels are able to wriggle up and over.
Other parts of this project included building better fish ladders and fish screens to give migrating salmon an easier time navigating around remaining obstacles.
The dam was built without fish ladders more than 75 years ago, cutting off critical salmon runs.
But supporters of the dams point to the benefits of hydropower and navigation provided by the dams, and say fish ladders and other methods of transporting salmon past the dams are helping restore the runs.
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