Post date: Monday, November 17, 2014 - 12:48
Updated date: 11/17/14
Green Sturgeon Acipenser medirostris (Wikimedia Commons)

 

A large, oceangoing species of sturgeon, the Green Sturgeon is found in the Pacific Northwest, from British Columbia south to the Sacramento River of California. It is characterized by having a long stripe on its belly and fewer scutes than the white sturgeon.  Green sturgeon tend to remain lower in the rivers than White Sturgeon do.

 

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These Green Sturgeon ( (Wikimedia Commons)) images are Public Domain (PD US pre-1923), found at Wikimedia Commons

 

 


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