Design of Inlets for Texas Coastal Fisheries

by H. P. Carothers,
Homer C. Innis,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 4, Pg. 231-256

Document Type: Journal Paper


Design requirements of Texas coastal inlets to permit fish passage through littoral barriers and induce Gulf water interchange for control of bay salinities; plan shows existing and planned fish passes; causes of extreme erosion and siltation in Rollover and in, now closed, Yarborough passes; design of stabilization works comprising prestressed concrete bulkheads and wave breakers; table gives 11 formulas for design of fish passes.

Subject Headings: Sea water | Ocean waves | Inlets (waterway) | Fish management | Salt water | Fishways | Permits | Gulfs | Texas | United States

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