Category Archives: River Sweep

River Sweep May 21 – 29, 2012

With spawning season coming to an end, Comprehensive Sturgeon Research Project (CSRP) researchers are beginning to focus more on extensive tracking efforts and less on tracking individuals to their spawning sites.  We have defined a “river sweep” as an attempt … Continue reading

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Down the Wide Missouri

With the spawning season behind us and the intensive Comprehensive Sturgeon Research Project (CSRP) telemetry tracking effort completed, the tracking crews change their focus from following reproductive adults and locating spawning sites to characterizing post-spawn and non-reproductive habitat of pallid … Continue reading

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River Sweep March 14-18, 2011

  Our partners from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) continued their river sweep for tagged fish in the upper study section last week. A river sweep is an attempt to search as much of the Missouri River as … Continue reading

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River Sweep February 22 – March 4, 2011

March 7 – Crews searched the Missouri River from Kansas City to St. Louis locating 12 tagged fish. One female (PLS08-058) originally tagged in 2008, was found 20 miles downstream of her fall 2010 location. We are very curious about … Continue reading

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