Bycatch of Sturgeons along the Southern Atlantic Coast of the USA

@article{Collins1996BycatchOS,
  title={Bycatch of Sturgeons along the Southern Atlantic Coast of the USA},
  author={M. Robin Collins and S. Gordon Rogers and Theodore J. I. Smith},
  journal={North American Journal of Fisheries Management},
  year={1996},
  volume={16},
  pages={24-29}
}
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