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Cone fishway – Links and references

Cone fishway examples: </br>
		1. Left: Concrete cone fishway (Little Bynoe River, Normanton) </br>
		2. Right: Plastic cone fishway at Reilly's Weir, Condamine River, Queensland  </br>
		Photo by Andrew Berghuis (1) and Andrea Prior (2)

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Additional information


  • Berghuis, AP (2010), Reilly’s Weir Fishway Monitoring Report August 2010, DEEDI, Bundaberg.
  • Jones, M, O'Connor, JP & Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research (2017), Monitoring the performance of fishways and fish passage works. [online] Available at: [Accessed 1 March 2021].
  • Justin O'Connor, Martin Mallen-Cooper & Ivor Stuart (2015), 'Performance, Operation and Maintenance Guidelines for Fishways and Fish Passage Works', Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, no. 262.
  • Marsden, T (2017), Glenore Weir Cone Fishway - Monitoring Report. [online] Available at: [Accessed 10 November 2020].
  • O’Connor, J, Stuart, I & Mallen-Cooper, M (2015), 'Performance, operation and maintenance guidelines for fishways and fish passage works', Trove. [online] Available at: [Accessed 10 November 2020].
  • O’Connor, J, Stuart, I & Jones, M (2017), Guidelines for the design, approval and construction of fishways, p. 67.
  • Stuart, IG & Marsden, TJ (2019), 'Evaluation of cone fishways to facilitate passage of small-bodied fish', Aquaculture and Fisheries. [online] Available at:


Disclaimer:In addition to the standard disclaimer located at the bottom of the page, please note the Fishways (biopassage structures) disclaimer.

Last updated: 11 November 2020

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