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Nesting Diagram

Nesting Diagram

After digging a body pit, females dig an egg cavity, alternating their rear flippers in the excavation.


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FWC Facts:
Signs on the Suwannee River warn of jumping Gulf sturgeon which, at up to 8 feet and 200 pounds, have been known to injure boaters.

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