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shovelnose sturgeon

a small sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus platorhynchus, of the Mississippi River, having a broad, flat snout.
Also called hackleback.
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Examples for shovelnose sturgeon
  • These are the pallid sturgeon, the lake sturgeon and the shovelnose sturgeon.
  • Water temperature plays a key role in determining the persistence of shovelnose sturgeon.
  • Similar work was completed on adult shovelnose sturgeon.
  • Pallid sturgeon are similar in appearance to the more common, darker, shovelnose sturgeon.
  • The fish is similar in appearance to its more common aquatic cousin, the shovelnose sturgeon.
  • Measure shovelnose sturgeon from nose to fork in tail fin to determine length.
  • The only other fish that may be confused with the pallid is the shovelnose sturgeon.

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