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2009-09-28 10:58:53

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the shovelnose sturgeon should receive protection as a threatened species in certain areas because of its appearance. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said Monday shovelnose sturgeon are sometimes confused with young pallid sturgeon, which are an endangered species. Fish and Wildlife Service officials proposed last week that due to physical similarities between the two species the shovelnose should also be federally protected in areas where the species...

2008-10-04 00:00:13

The Army Corps of Engineers has released a draft for the 2008-09 Annual Operating Plan for the Missouri River. Bismarck will host one of six scheduled public meetings in October. That meeting is set at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Ramkota. The plan presents information on the anticipated regulation of the Missouri River main stem reservoir system for 2009 and the remainder of 2008. Comments, both oral and written, will be accepted by corps until Nov. 21. The draft plan proposes two "spring...

2008-07-02 21:00:11

North Dakota's deer gun lottery has been held and individual results are available online at the state Game and Fish Department's Web site, http://gf.nd.gov. Successful applicants will receive their license in the mail by mid-July. The first lottery application process " deer gun, muzzleloader, youth and landowner " had 94,000 applicants, the same as last year. Fifty-nine percent (up from 51 percent) of the applications were submitted online. Nearly 63,000 antlerless deer gun licenses...

2007-07-28 12:24:53

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. "It most likely swam up the Chehalis River to the Black River and into the lake -- maybe 100 years ago," said Hal Michael, state Department of Fish and Wildlife district fish biologist. At one time, Black River was the only river that drained Black Lake, so it had much higher flows than now,...


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2007-02-13 14:51:50

The Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) is an endangered species of fish that exists in the waters of the Mississippi and Missouri River and numerous tributaries. In 1990, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service placed the species on the endangered species list, as very few young sturgeon had been found in recent years, and also due to the fact that all sightings of the fish had lessened in the preceding decade. The Pallid sturgeon is one of the largest fish found in the Mississippi...

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