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Research

Read about sturgeon research grants and the Hillsborough River Project, a telemetry study of habitat use and success of hatchery-reared gulf sturgeon.



Shortnose Sturgeon Population Evaluation in the St. Johns River, Florida

Has there ever been a shortnose sturgeon population in Florida's St. Johns River?

Sturgeon in Hillsborough River

Hatchery-reared Gulf of Mexico sturgeon were stocked into two reaches of the Hillsborough River. Fish implanted with acoustic transmitters are being tracked. Indices will be developed relative to habitat use.

2001-2002 State of Florida Sturgeon Aquaculture and Conservation Research

These brief summaries detail the state of Florida sturgeon aquaculture and conservation research for 2001-2002.

1999-2000 Sturgeon Research Funded by Florida

1999-2000 Florida funded sturgeon research



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Four species of horseshoe crabs exist today. Only one species, Limulus polyphemus, is found in North America, along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts from Maine to Mexico.

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