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Huge Atlantic Sturgeon Discovered in CT Has Big Implications

The find could mean that threatened Atlantic sturgeon are returning to the Connecticut River
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Earlier this week, a massive Atlantic sturgeon washed up on the shores of the Connecticut River. State biologists say the find could mean that more of the threatened fish species are living in the river, reports FOXCT.com.

Atlantic sturgeon – a native species to the Connecticut River – have been overfished in the region. State biologists thought they were long gone from the river.

That was until a few days ago when seven-foot-long female Atlantic Sturgeon turned up on along a river bank in Lyme, Connecticut.
“This seven footer is the largest fish we’ve seen in the river yet,” said Tom Savoy, a biologist with the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

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