STURGEON, LAKE
Summary information for STURGEON, LAKE
Common Name STURGEON, LAKE
Scientific Name ACIPENSER FULVESCENS
Status NONGAME, STATE ENDANGERED, STATE RANK S1, GLOBAL RANK G3G4
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat In Missouri, occurs in large rivers over firm sand, gravel or rocky bottom.
Distribution Known only from the largest rivers in Missouri. A stocking program began in 1984, and there have been subsequent reports of sightings in the Missouri, Mississippi and Osage rivers *001*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
BOONE, BUCHANAN, CALLAWAY, CARROLL, COLE, FRANKLIN, GASCONADE, HOLT, JEFFERSON, LAFAYETTE, LINCOLN, MARION, MILLER, MISSISSIPPI, MONITEAU, MONTGOMERY, OSAGE, PERRY, PHELPS, PIKE, RALLS, RAY, SALINE, ST. LOUIS, WARREN

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