- Sebasticook River
The Sebasticook River is a river in the central part of
Maine, in the United States. It flows from Great Moose Lake, about 25 miles north of Winslow, Maine, to the Kennebec Riverin Winslow.
According to the Sebasticook River Watershed Association:
The Sebasticook River is the largest
tributary(985 square miles) to the Kennebec and thus plays an important role in the restoration of both the anadromous and resident aquatic fisheriesof the Kennebec basin and the Gulf of Maineecosystem. Due to its relatively close proximity to the lower Kennebec, large drainage area, and low gradient, this watershed historically contributed a major percentage of available spawning and nursery habitat for anadromous runs of alewife, blueback herring, American shad, rainbow smelt, and striped bass associated with the Kennebec River watershed and Gulf of Maine ecosystems. To a lesser extent, the river provided habitat for Atlanticsalmon.
[http://www.sebasticookriver.org/index.html The Sebasticook River Watershed Association]
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