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The Status of Fishes in the Missouri River, Nebraska: Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens)

  title={The Status of Fishes in the Missouri River, Nebraska: Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens)},
  author={K. Steffensen and S. Stukel and Dane A. Shuman},
  • K. Steffensen, S. Stukel, Dane A. Shuman
  • Published 2014
  • Geography
  • 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 river reach may be extirpated. A Recovery Program initiated by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has stocked almost 150,000 hatchery-reared Lake Sturgeon into the lower Missouri River at several sites in Missouri. As a result, the number of Lake Sturgeon collected has increased. Since… CONTINUE READING


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