TITLE

Final Rules: Alabama Sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus suttkusi)

PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Endangered Species Bulletin;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the final rules about the endangered status of the Alabama sturgeon, a rare fish of prehistoric origins, contained in the 2000 Endangered Species Act. Basis of the decision on the species' small population size; Attribution of the decline to over-fishing, navigation-related development and degradation of water quality; Continuation of activities such as navigation channel dredging, hydroelectric power production and silviculture.
ACCESSION #
12950333

 

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