Press on Suwannee Sturgeon

Read press releases from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission about sturgeon collisions in the Suwannee River

Press releases on sturgeon collisions in the Suwannee River

Chiefland woman struck by sturgeon
June 05, 2012

Old Town man injured by sturgeon on Suwannee River
May 11, 2012

Be safe this weekend around Suwannee River sturgeon
May 27, 2011

Woman injured by sturgeon on Suwannee River
May 12, 2011

Sturgeon injures two Live Oak residents (PDF file-61 KB)
September 8, 2008

Sturgeon collides with boat on Suwannee (PDF file-101 KB)
July 9, 2008

Mayo man encounters sturgeon on Suwannee (PDF file-56 KB)
Released May 23, 2008

Sturgeon collision in Suwannee injures two Brevard teens (PDF file-86 KB)
July 6, 2007

Sturgeon collision injures Old Town child (PDF file-188 KB)
Released June 25, 2007

Sturgeon collision injures Bell woman (PDF file-148 KB)
June 11, 2007

Sturgeon collision injured St. Petersburg woman (PDF file-38 KB)
Released April 9, 2007

 

Press releases on sturgeon returning to the Suwannee River

They’re back; Sturgeon returning to Suwannee River
Released April 9, 2012

Jumping sturgeon migrating up Suwannee River
Released April 5, 2011

Sturgeon returning to Suwannee River
Released March 4, 2009

 

Press release on sturgeon awareness outreach

FWC debuts new sturgeon decal to urge boaters to go slow on Suwannee River (PDF file-89 KB)
Released April 9, 2007

 

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