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Restoring Prehistoric Juvenile Gulf Sturgeon from Louisiana to Florida

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Little is understood about the behavior, location, and habitat preferences of juvenile Gulf sturgeon. To learn more about this prehistoric fish, the Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at the University of Florida, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are studying Gulf sturgeon in the Choctawhatchee River, one of seven freshwater systems stretching from the Pearl River in Louisiana to the Suwannee River in Florida. 


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Katrina Rossos, USGS