Surviving the River: Larval and Juvenile Lake Sturgeon Videos


Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum
River and Stream Ecosystems

Among the main obstacles that larval sturgeon encounter on their way downstream are other fish that are trying to eat them. Larval sturgeon hatch at a time in the river when many other fish species are present. For many predators this is a good time to eat sturgeon as they drift down the river.

See a larval sturgeon swimming to the right!

Below is a picture of a juvenile sturgeon.

Juvenile Lake Sturgeon

Juvenile Lake Sturgeon

Larval Lake Sturgeon
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