Latest Green sturgeon Stories
Study of ocean migration indicates that local management of the population may be insufficient and supports recently proposed listing for Atlantic sturgeon under US Endangered Species Act.
Preserving population diversity stabilizes fisheries, ecosystems and the economies that depend upon them.
Canada's University of Manitoba is looking for a home for three endangered fish, seized from smugglers, that can grow to 13 feet and 100 pounds in a century. The fish are young Black Russian sturgeons seized two years ago by the Canadian Wildlife Services from smugglers trying to sell them as aquarium
Additional Regulatory Restrictions Cut Water Supply for People, Businesses & Farms SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Additional restrictions on the state's water projects in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta) were announced today, further reducing the amount of water available to people, businesses and farms throughout California.
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 4 SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Environmental Defense Fund: What: Water experts from Environmental Defense Fund are available to comment on a new biological opinion released today by the National Marine Fisheries Service on the effects of California state and federal water projects on threatened and endangered populations of California salmon, steelhead, and green sturgeon (see biological opinion...
By JOHN HOLYOKE Back in 2005, local angler Keith Bates gained a bit of local notice when he inadvertently hooked, landed and released a shortnose sturgeon while fishing for striped bass in the Penobscot River.
By Ian Johnston Sturgeon stroll to the Humber aims to raise sights on fish conservation Environmentalists seeking to highlight the decimation of the UK's larger fish species are to make a symbolic journey from the headwaters of the Trent to the Humber Estuary, once a thriving spawning ground for sturgeon.
By Sheri McWhirter, The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Jul. 2--TOWER -- A new rearing facility for lake sturgeon will be built on the Black River in Cheboygan County in an effort to grow the threatened fish's population.
LEXINGTON, Ky. _ Peregrine falcon, wild turkey, white-tailed deer. These three high-profile wildlife species were re-established in Kentucky after being absent for generations.
By Chester Allen, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Jul. 28--A 7-foot-long white sturgeon weighing more than 300 pounds washed ashore at Black Lake on Thursday, but fish biologists weren't surprised.
The Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrhynchus oxyrinchus) is a member of the Acipenseridae family and is among one of the oldest fish species in the world. Its range extends from New Brunswick, Canada to the eastern coast of Florida. It was in great abundance when the first settlers came to America, but has since declined due to over-fishing and water pollution. It is considered threatened, endangered and even extinct in much of its original habitats. The fish can reach sixty years of age,...
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