TITLE

STALKING STURGEON

AUTHOR(S)
Higgs, Amanda
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Apr2009, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses her experience of conducting research on sturgeon in the Hudson River in New York. She cites that the research was aimed at outfitting a few sturgeon with transmitters, learn about their habitat use and seasonal movement. She states that Atlantic sturgeons are protected species and are generally found in the deeper portions of the Hudson River. Atlantic sturgeons are the largest and longest-lived freshwater fish in the state, they reach sexual maturity at 18 to 19 year of age and they are toothless.
ACCESSION #
39250275

 

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