Sturgeon (Family Acipenseridae) Diversity in North Carolina

By the Team Three of our largest freshwater fishes are found in our coastal waters, rivers, and estuaries and even in our largest mountain river. These three species are: Shortnose Sturgeon, Acipenser brevirostrum, Lake Sturgeon, A. fulvescens, and Atlantic Sturgeon, A. oxyrinchus  (; Tracy et al. 2020). [Please note: Tracy et al. (2020) may … Read more