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Sturgeon

General Information on Sturgeon

Common facts on sturgeon



Have You Seen a Sturgeon?

Do you know what you should you do if you see a sturgeon in the Hillsborough River?

A Comparison of Three Sturgeon Species

This article offers a comparison of Atlantic, gulf, and shortnose sturgeon.

Facts About Gulf Sturgeon

This article presents population and biology facts related to gulf sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi.

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FWC Facts:
Otoliths, commonly known as "ear stones," are hard, bone-like structures located directly behind the brain of bony fishes. These structures aid fish in balance and hearing.

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