Fish and Wildlife Research Institute


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.


FWC Facts:
Gar and bowfin, or mudfish, have specially adapted swim bladders that allow them to gulp air at the surface when oxygen levels are low.

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