Fishes; Fisheries management; Fish hatcheries; Species of concern; Conservation; Management;
The purpose of this document is to propose a framework for the development of these partnerships and to define the Service's
role in the management and conservation of the Nation's paddlefish and sturgeon resources.
Fisheries biologists at Lamar National Fish Hatchery in Pennsylvania inspect a captive sturgeon. Sturgeons, perhaps best known for producing caviar, are an ancient species and individual fish can live for many decades. Many species of sturgeon are...