The fishery, biology, and management of Atlantic sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrhynchus, in North America

@article{Smith2004TheFB,
  title={The fishery, biology, and management of Atlantic sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrhynchus, in North America},
  author={Theodore J. I. Smith},
  journal={Environmental Biology of Fishes},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={61-72}
}
SynopsisThe Atlantic sturgeon supported major fisheries along the entire Atlantic coast of North America. These fisheries peaked about 1890 and then suffered almost total collapse by 1905. The Atlantic sturgeon is anadromous and highly susceptible to capture during spawning migrations. Further, this species biological characteristics makes it very vulnerable to man-induced changes in natural habitat and slow to recover. Atlantic sturgeon mature at an advanced age (7–27 year for females… Expand

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