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Pallid Sturgeon: Enda...

We are blessed with an abundance of fish species in the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers near St. Louis MO.  The pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) is unfortunately on the federal endangered species list. Habitat loss and water pollution coupled with slow maturation and reproduction have put this amazing Missouri treasure at risk. The endangered sturgeon recovery priority area includes the Missouri River right past Labadie.  In fact, the largest population of existing pallid sturgeon have been [ continue reading ]

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