US Fish and Wildlife Service

101-year-old sturgeon caught in Detroit River

2021-08-11T11:12:17-04:00August 11, 2021|News|

On April 22, during its annual survey in the St. Clair-Detroit River System, a US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) research crew from the Alpena Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office tagged, measured, and released a six-foot, 10-inch female sturgeon into the Detroit River, where they estimate it was born in 1920.

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