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FWC: Gulf Sturgeon Migration Underway into Florida Rivers, Beware of Federally Protected Fish Can Leap 9 Feet into Air

Gulf sturgeon have made their annual migration back into the Suwannee River as well as most other rivers in northwest Florida, including the Apalachicola, Choctawhatchee, Yellow, and Escambia. Gulf sturgeon are large fish that can exceed a length of eight feet, have a weight of over 300 pounds, and possess the strength to leap nine feet into the air.  […]