Contributed Papers - Sturgeon

Monday, August 18, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:20 PM
302B (Centre des congrès de Québec // Québec City Convention Centre)
Michael Stokesbury and Yves Paradis
Michael Stokesbury, PhD

Yves Paradis

1:30 PM
Discovery of a New Spawning Population of Atlantic Sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus) in the Pamunkey River, Virginia with an Estimate of the Annual Spawning Run Size
Christian Hager, Chesapeake Scientific, LLC.; Jason Kahn, NOAA; Carter Watterson, U.S. Department of the Navy; Kyle Hartman, West Virginia University

1:50 PM
Sprint Swimming Performance of Wild Shovelnose Sturgeon in an Experimental Open Channel Flume
Kevin Kappenman, USFWS, Bozeman Fish Technology Center; Luke Holmquist, Montana State University; Matt Blank, Montana State University - Western Transport Institute; Matt Shultz, P.E.

2:30 PM
Basis of Design for a White Sturgeon Conservation Aquaculture Facility
Shawn Young, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho; Sue Ireland, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho

2:50 PM
Population Demographics of Lake Sturgeon in the Upper Mississippi River
Kyle Bales, Southeast Missouri State University; Sara Tripp, Missouri Department of Conservation; Travis Moore, Missouri Department of Conservation; Dave Herzog, Missouri Department of Conservation; Quinton Phelps, Missouri Department of Conservation

3:10 PM
Monday Afternoon Break

3:40 PM
The First Genetic Analysis of the Pamunkey River, Virginia Atlantic Sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus) Spawning Population
Jason Kahn, NOAA; Tim L. King, U.S. Geological Survey; Christian Hager, Chesapeake Scientific, LLC.; Carter Watterson, U.S. Department of the Navy; Kyle Hartman, West Virginia University

4:00 PM
Population Status of Lake Sturgeon in the Muskegon River System, USA
Brandon S. Harris, Grand Valley State University; Carl R. Ruetz III, Grand Valley State University; Alex Wieten, Grand Valley State University; Matt Altenritter, Grand Valley State University; Kregg M. Smith, Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment

4:20 PM
Lake Sturgeon Spawning Fidelity to Green Bay Rivers
Michael C. Donofrio, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; Kim T. Scribner, Michigan State University; Robert F. Elliott, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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