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Maine Tidal Power Initiative

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Though tidal energy could be a valuable source of affordable, renewable energy for coastal regions, some of the best tidal currents are near sensitive areas for fish spawning and feeding.

Environment Research Summary 2013

Image Description: Initial data from August and September 2009, showing fish depths during ebb and flood tide in Cobscook Bay

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Image Description: Echo sounders provide view of the entire water column, showing individual fish and schools passing below


Maine Maritime Academy

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Maine Tidal Power Initiative
208 Boardman Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5711
Phone: (207) 581-2129 | Fax: (207) 581-2379E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469