Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Sturgeon

General Information on Sturgeon

Common facts on sturgeon



Have You Seen a Sturgeon?

Do you know what you should you do if you see a sturgeon in the Hillsborough River?

A Comparison of Three Sturgeon Species

This article offers a comparison of Atlantic, gulf, and shortnose sturgeon.

Facts About Gulf Sturgeon

This article presents population and biology facts related to gulf sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi.

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FWC Facts:
The Gulf sturgeon spawns 140 miles upstream from the mouth of the Suwannee River, one of the last pristine rivers with no dams to bar its path.

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