New Jersey’s Bureau of Marine Fisheries first deployed acoustic receivers to track the migratory patterns of the endangered Atlantic sturgeon in the Delaware Bay ten years ago. Interesting results. go to the site
A massive 240-pound lake sturgeon was caught last week from the Detroit River by a fishery conservation crew of the Alpena Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office. The female fish had nearly a four-foot girth and was estimated to be more than 100 years old. read
LIFE FOR DANUBE STURGEONS (2016-2020) The recently finalized “LIFE FOR DANUBE STURGEONS” project focused on saving sturgeons in the Lower Danube and western Black Sea region. The reasons for their decline are complex, but lack of awareness and information is a root cause of
The WWF reports on the freshwater fish that are critical for lives and livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people and the health of rivers, lakes, and wetlands. But 1/3rd of them are already threatened with extinction. Promoting thriving populations of freshwater fishes and the
In Memoriam: Fred S. Conte Fred S. Conte, UC Davis Cooperative Extension Aquaculture Specialist, passed away on February 19, 2021. Dr. Conte was born March 10, 1940 in Houston, Texas to Dr. Raphael and Etta Conte. He has one older brother, Frank. He met his
The program "Mighty Rivers" has in this episode the Yang River as its object, and extensively reports the problems of the three species of sturgeons and paddlefish in this big river of China and also tells about the actions that are underway for the conservation of
A few days ago the Romanian Ministry of Environment, published on its website the draft Order on measures for recovery and conservation of sturgeon populations in the natural habitats. The Minister of Environment and the Secretary of State within the Ministry of Agriculture had an
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