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Gulf Sturgeon Facts

General Information Product 71

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Abstract

Sturgeon: An ancient type of fish, with 5 rows of armor scutes, a cartilaginous skeleton, long snout, suction mouth, no teeth, and 4 barbels. Photograph of a Gulf sturgeon. The total length of a 5-month old is 313 mm.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Gulf Sturgeon Facts
Series title:
General Information Product
Series number:
71
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2008
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
2 p.