Read about sturgeon research grants and the Hillsborough River
Project, a telemetry study of habitat use and success of
hatchery-reared gulf sturgeon.
Has there ever been a shortnose sturgeon population in Florida's St. Johns River?
Hatchery-reared Gulf of Mexico sturgeon were stocked into two
reaches of the Hillsborough River. Fish implanted with acoustic
transmitters are being tracked. Indices will be developed relative
to habitat use.
These brief summaries detail the state of Florida sturgeon
aquaculture and conservation research for 2001-2002.
1999-2000 Florida funded sturgeon research