Fish; electric fishing; ecological monitoring program; Water Framework Directive; Baixo Sabor dam
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The dataset contains records of Fishes (Pisces) collected in the lower valley of River Sabor (NE Portugal) in the scope of the long-term Ecological Monitoring Program (PME) of the Baixo Sabor Hydroelectric Dams (AHBS), promoted by EDP – Energias de Portugal, S.A, to evaluate the impacts of dam construction in the fish communities and water quality of the river. This dataset refers to the year of 2012, during the construction process. Fishes were captured in 16 sampling stations by electrofishing (with restitution) in speing and autumn of 2012. A total of 2214 records of 11 species and one genus were obtained.