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In Murky Waters: The Plight Of The Pallid Sturgeon

First Aired Sunday, June 02, 2013

A review of the life history of the pallid sturgeon, a fish species with an ancestry dating back 80 million years when dinosaurs were walking the shores of the ancient Missouri River. IN MURKY WATERS also explains why the pallid sturgeon became an endangered species in 1990 and the factors affecting its future in the Upper Basin of the Missouri River. Ongoing research and management activities are identified that are helping to recover this ancient fish species of the Missouri/Mississippi River system.