Category Archives: Reproductive Female

Every which way

We haven’t posted to the blog much recently because USGS and Nebraska Game and Parks (NGPC) crews have been busy, strung out from Missouri to South Dakota trying to keep tabs on wayward sturgeon.  Downstream in the state of Missouri … Continue reading

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How long before she spawns?

Currently, there is no way to predict exactly when and where a reproductive female pallid sturgeon will spawn.  However, there are various ways to estimate a fish’s readiness to spawn. One such way is to determine how near the germinal vesicle (GV), or nucleus, is … Continue reading

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