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
DOI 10.3133/gip71
Edition -
Year Published 2008
Language ENGLISH
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s) U.S. Geological Survey
Description 2 p.