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  • Scientists on the Hunt for Sturgeon Spawning Areas

    Nov 20: Sturgeon are spawning again in the Chesapeake Bay, but they’ve been gone so long that we’ve forgotten the basic life history information we need to boost their recovery. That’s about to change.

  • New Protections in Place for Atlantic Sturgeon

    Jan. 31: NOAA’s Fisheries Service announced a final decision to list five distinct population segments of Atlantic sturgeon under the Endangered Species Act.

  • Scientists Track the Gulf Sturgeon Stampede

    Oct. 20: Cool fall temperatures signal to Gulf sturgeon that it’s time to migrate. That means NOAA Fisheries scientists are on their trail, determined to better understand these mysterious fish.