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Sturgeon

Alabama Sturgeon - Alabama sturgeon are endemic to (only found in) the Mobile basin and are on the federal endangered species list.
Gulf Sturgeon - Gulf sturgeon are a huge coastal species that are on the federal threatened species list.
Lake Sturgeon - Formerly native to the Tennessee River and Coosa River, the lake sturgeon is being restocked in to the upper Coosa River by the State of Georgia.
Shovelnose Sturgeon - Extirpated from Alabama, the shovelnose is most similar to the Alabama sturgeon, but the shovelnose sturgeon has a smaller eye and other differentiating characteristics.

 


 

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