Scientists study alewife fish

Scientists are studying the alewife in hopes of restoring that fish's Long Island spawning areas, which have long been cut off by dams on rivers. Fish that have made it up the Peconic River are measured Wednesday, April 2, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

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