Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Mississippi
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Mississippi Project


Movement and habitat use of pallid sturgeon in the lower Mississippi River

December 2011 - December 2017


Personnel

Participating Agencies

  • U.S. Fish and Widlife Service

This study seeks to provide information that can be used to conserve, manage, and restore habitat necessary to restore the endangered pallid sturgeon and conserve the threatened shovelnose sturgeon in the lower Mississippi River.

Research Publications Publication Date
Herrala, R.R., P.T. Kroboth, N.M. Kuntz, and H.L. Schramm, Jr. 2014. Pallid sturgeon habitat use and selection in the lower Mississippi River. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143:153-163 2014-01-31
Hartfield, P., N.M. Kuntz, and H.L. Schramm, Jr. 2013. Observations on the identification of larval and juvenile Scaphirynchus spp. in the lower Mississippi River. Southeastern Naturalist 21:251-266. 2013-04-30
Presentations Presentation Date
Herrala, J.R., N.M. Kuntz, and H.L. Schramm, Jr. 2013. Habitat use and selection by adult pallid sturgeon in the lower Mississippi River. Annual meeting, Southern Division American Fisheries Society. Nashville, Tennessee, 9-11 February 2013. 2013-02-09
Kroboth, P, and H. Schramm. 2014. Habitat us of Shovelnose Sturgeon in the lower Mississippi River. Southern Division, American Fisheries Society, Charleston, South Carolina. 2014-01-25