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The lake sturgeon , also called rock sturgeon, is a North American temperate freshwater fish, one of about 25 species of sturgeon. Like other sturgeons, this species is an evolutionarily ancient bottom feeder with a partly cartilaginous skeleton, an overall streamlined shape and skin bearing rows of bony plates on its sides and back, resembling an armored torpedo. The fish uses its elongated, spadelike snout to stir up the substrate and sediments on the beds of rivers and lakes while feeding. The.. more

Similar species: Sturgeons And Paddlefishes
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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Uploaded Apr 27, 2015. Captured Jan 1, 1970 01:00 in 105 Winona Boulevard, Rochester, NY 14617, USA.
  • f/4.5
  • 1/30s
  • ISO3200
  • 0.00900900mm