Movements and Habitats of Shortnose Sturgeon, Acipenser brevirostrum in the Savannah River

@article{Hall1991MovementsAH,
  title={Movements and Habitats of Shortnose Sturgeon, Acipenser brevirostrum in the Savannah River},
  author={J W Hall and Theodore J. I. Smith and Scott D. Lamprecht},
  journal={Copeia},
  year={1991},
  volume={1991},
  pages={695-702}
}
Telemetry studies were conducted to determine seasonal movements and habitat areas of adult and juvenile shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) in the Savannah River. Thirty-two adults (19 prespawn and 13 postspawn) and six cultured juveniles were equipped with transmitters between April 1985 and March 1987. Upriver spawning migrations occurred from mid-February to mid-March when river temperatures ranged from 9 C to 12 C. Downstream migrations began in mid-March with all adult shortnosed… 

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