Chinese officials and researchers on Thursday released 80 Dabry's sturgeon into the upper reaches of the Yangtze River in the latest effort to replenish the wild population of the endangered fish. The release of 80 captive-bred sturgeon, launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural
The EU Commission has operned a public consultation process on the NAIADES III Action Plan for the development of Inland Waterway Transport aiming to: "achieve the continuous and reliable navigability of the trans-European inland waterway network and in those inner cities where inland waterways can
The Wisconsin DNR released a short video entitled “Partners in Sharing” that highlights some collaborative work that the agency has been involved with for sturgeon restoration. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kybUlJGRwFM&t=39s The Wisconsin DNR also completed a lake sturgeon spawning habitat project on the Wolf River this fall, which
The project LIFE Sterlet aims to strengthen the wild populations of the sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus) in different sections of the Upper Danube River. Since its start in 2016 more than 202.000 sterlets in three designated areas have been released until 2020. Eggs and juveniles are incubated
Discovery of a genetic sex marker in sturgeon Scientists have discovered a molecular marker for sex determination in sturgeon within the international project STURGEoNOMICS, led by IGB. This discovery represents a significant breakthrough for evolutionary biology, for species conservation and for caviar-producing aquaculture. This genetic
WSCS General Assembly (GA), November 18, 2020 (virtual) The annual General Assembly of WSCS has been held virtually on 2 December 2020. There was a notable participation of members with over 74 presences. The agenda is shown below. Other presentations, in addition to that of
We have the pleasure to inform you of this WWF event: "Dear sturgeon experts, WWF's EU funded LIFE for Danube Sturgeons Project aiming to preventing and counteracting poaching and illegal wildlife trade is coming to a close this year, in the midst of very turbulent
In a recent article published in the journal GENES being cited repeatedly in newspapers, a group of Hungarian scientists reported on their unexpected successful production of a hybrid between a female Russian sturgeon (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii) and a male American Paddlefish (Polyodon spatula). Their result confirms
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