Acipenser fulvescens

Acipenser fulvescens
Lake Sturgeon – Acipenser fulvescens – French Broad
Photo Credit – Luke Etchison NCWRC
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
AcipenseridaeAcipenser fulvescensRafinesque1817Lake Sturgeon

Acipenser fulvescens

Unique Characters: Scutes along back and sides the same color as the skin. Found only in French Broad River down stream from Marshall in western North Carolina.

Similar Species:  None.

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