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Columbia River Basin white sturgeon

January 1, 1995

White sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus), the largest freshwater fish in North America, live along the west coast from the Aleutian Islands to central California (Scott and Crossman 1973). Genetically similar reproducing populations inhabit three major river basins: Sacramento-San Joaquin, Columbia, and Fraser. The greatest number of white sturgeon are in the Columbia River Basin.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1995
Title Columbia River Basin white sturgeon
DOI
Authors Allen I. Miller, Timothy D. Counihan, Michael J. Parsley, Lance G. Beckman
Publication Type Book Chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Series Title
Series Number
Index ID 70180330
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Western Fisheries Research Center