Lake Sturgeon


The Life of Animals | Lake Sturgeon | The lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) is a freshwater fish in North America hot, one of about 20 species of sturgeon. The fish uses its elongated nose, like a shovel to mix the sand and silt in the beds of rivers and lakes in the diet. The fish is remarkable in part because of its interference lake size can achieve a total weight exceeding 190 kg (396 pounds) and a length of more than 3 meters (9 feet) along its long life. This species is found in southern Mississippi River basin in Alabama and Mississippi. It occurs in the Great Lakes and east of the St. Lawrence River to the freshwater limit. In the west it joins Lake Winnipeg and the North and South Saskatchewan River. This distribution is logical that all these policy areas in the Great Lakes were formed when glaciers retreated from North America at the end of the last glaciation (eg, Lake Agassiz, Lake Iroquois).

Lake disturb buds on and around its barbels near its rubbery lips, gripping. Since there are a large species that survives by feeding on very small species, their feeding ecology in relation to that of large marine animals such as whales, living in filter feeding. It interferes with a valuable food fish gourmet, and even the validity of certain products such as caviar and isinglass. Few people reach extreme old age or size than previous generations often. Today, limiting the fishing season for sturgeon permitted in some areas, including some locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. Sturgeon fishing is allowed on Black Lake in Michigan, for example, but fishing is limited to five total fish taken each year, more than 36 inches (910 mm) and in the ice with spears.

Fishermen in Minnesota has the opportunity to harvest a lake interferes calendar year between 45 and 50 inches of Rainy River and Lake of the Woods, to the Canadian border. Anglers must have a valid fishing Minnesota and buy a sturgeon tag to harvest a lake sturgeon. There is also a worrying spearing season on Lake Winnebago in Wisconsin annually. He spent one season in the last 16 days of a remarkable season with a quota, but the season can still claim full 16 days. In 2012 was the largest sturgeon ever harvested on Lake Winnebago (female) 125 years, weighed 240 kg and measures 87.5 inches long. It bothers are also present in Quebec St. Lawrence River, where it is fished commercially.  

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