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Sturgeon


Follow biologists as they conduct their research to protect Oregon’s sturgeon. Learn more about this amazing fish, known to grow to lengths of 20 feet and weigh close to 1,500 lbs. Because of the dams on the Snake and Columbia River, their environment has been severely altered. Biologists collect data to set harvest rates and understand more fully how this fish is to survive.

First Broadcast: 1995
Producer: Jim Newman

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