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The shovelnose sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus platorynchus, is the smallest species of freshwater sturgeon native to the United States of America. It is often called ...

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Shovelnose sturgeons are a freshwater species historically found in most portions of the Mississippi and Missouri river basins. This area ranges from Montana ...

www.fws.gov/midwest/fisheries/library/broch-shovelnose.pdf

Description: The shovelnose sturgeon, smallest of the ancient sturgeon species in North America, is similar in appearance to the pallid sturgeon. The.

www.nps.gov/miss/learn/nature/shovelnose-sturgeon-scaphirhynchus-platorynchus.htm

Apr 13, 2018 ... The shovelnose sturgeon is a fish of river currents, depending on sandy or gravel beds as a safe place to lay eggs. Small crevices and hollows ...

www.fws.gov/Midwest/endangered/fishes/FRshovelnoseFinalRuleSOASept2010.html

May 29, 2019 ... SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, determine it necessary to treat shovelnose sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus platorynchus) as ...

www.nps.gov/bica/learn/nature/shovelnose-sturgeon.htm

The distinctive Shovelnose Sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus platorhynchus)has a flattened and indeed a shovel-shaped snout. Bony plates instead of scales give it a ...

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North America: USA in Mississippi River basin from west Pennsylvania to Montana and south to Louisiana; Mobile Bay drainage, Alabama and Mississippi;  ...

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The damming of large rivers has contributed significantly to the decline of the shovelnose sturgeon by blocking access to ancestral spawning areas and greatly  ...

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Alteration of large rivers and construction of locks and dams for navigation purposes has contributed significantly to the decline of shovelnose sturgeon by ...