Columbia River Basin white sturgeon

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Edited by: Edward T. LaRoeGaye S. FarrisCatherine E. PuckettPeter D. Doran, and Michael J. Mac



White sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus), the largest freshwater fish in North America, live along the west coast from the Aleutian Islands to central California (Scott and Crossman 1973). Genetically similar reproducing populations inhabit three major river basins: Sacramento-San Joaquin, Columbia, and Fraser. The greatest number of white sturgeon are in the Columbia River Basin.

Publication type Book chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Title Columbia River Basin white sturgeon
Year Published 1995
Language English
Publisher National Biological Service
Publisher location Washington D.C
Contributing office(s) Western Fisheries Research Center
Description 5 p.
Larger Work Type Book
Larger Work Subtype Monograph
Larger Work Title Our living resources: A report to the nation on the distribution, abundance, and health of U.S. plants, animals, and ecosystems
First page 154
Last page 158
Country United States
Other Geospatial Columbia River Basin
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