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Food Habits of Juvenile Pallid Sturgeon and Adult Shovelnose Sturgeon in the Missouri River Downstream of Fort Randall Dam, South Dakota
ABSTRACT We examined the seasonal food habits and diet overlap of juvenile pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) and adult shovelnose sturgeon (S. platorynchus) in the Missouri River downstream ofExpand
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An initial assessment of sampling procedures for juvenile pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River downstream of Fort Randall Dam, South Dakota and Nebraska
Summary We compared the effectiveness of passive gill nets, hoop nets, set lines, and drifted trammel nets, towed beam trawls and otter trawls to develop criteria to best determine the mean catchExpand
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Evaluation of pulsed gastric lavage on the survival of captive shovelnose sturgeon
Summary Little is known about the diet of the endangered pallid sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus albus. Because of this endangered status non-lethal methods to ascertain their food habits must beExpand
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Pallid sturgeon size structure, condition, and growth in the Missouri River Basin
Summary We synthesized wild and stocked pallid sturgeon Scaphirhynchus albus capture data collected in four recovery areas of the Missouri River during 1998–2007, providing the first basin-wideExpand
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The Status of Fishes in the Missouri River, Nebraska: Blue Sucker Cycleptus elongatus
Blue Sucker Cycleptus elongatus are a large-bodied, benthic fish that are considered an indicator species for riverine health. A com - bination of historic commercial fishing and anthropogenicExpand
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The Status of Fishes in the Missouri River, Nebraska: Sauger (Sander canadensis)
Early fisheries investigation of the Missouri River fish community indicated that Sauger were common throughout Nebraska, in cluding all major Missouri River tributaries. However due to many factors,Expand
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The Status of Fishes in the Missouri River, Nebraska: Shovelnose Sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus platorynchus)
The Shovelnose Sturgeon Scaphirhynchus platorynchus remains the most abundant riverine sturgeon species in North American despite the anthropogenic modifications that have occurred throughout theirExpand
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Emigration of hatchery‐reared Pallid Sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus albus (Forbes and Richardson), through a Missouri River dam
The middle Missouri River (MMR; Fort Randall Dam, SD to Gavins Point Dam, NE‐SD) is stocked with hatchery‐reared pallid sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus albus (Forbes and Richardson), from upper MissouriExpand
The Status of Fishes in the Missouri River, Nebraska: Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens)
Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) occurrences in the Missouri River along Nebraska’s eastern border are historically sporadic and rare. Presently, the wild Lake Sturgeon population in this riverExpand