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Sturgeon

General Information on Sturgeon

Common facts on sturgeon



Have You Seen a Sturgeon?

Do you know what you should you do if you see a sturgeon in the Hillsborough River?

A Comparison of Three Sturgeon Species

This article offers a comparison of Atlantic, gulf, and shortnose sturgeon.

Facts About Gulf Sturgeon

This article presents population and biology facts related to gulf sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi.

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FWC Facts:
Pyrodinium bahamense, an HAB organism that blooms each summer in Tampa Bay and Indian River Lagoon, chemically lights up to glow in the dark. This is called bioluminescence.

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