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

Mississippi Project

Entrainment of river sturgeon from the lower Mississippi River into the Atchafalaya River system

July 2014 - July 2015


Participating Agencies

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife 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.