Seasonal movements of white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) in the mid-Columbia River
sturgeon, Columbia River, activity
Journal or Book Title
Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
Twenty-nine white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) were instrumented in 1975 and1976 with separately identifiable radio transmitters to study seasonal movements in the mid Columbia River, southeastern Washington. Tagged fish remained in free-flowing areas of theriver and were inactive in winter. Movements occurred in summer and early fall. Activity appearedrelated to water temperature and sturgeon size.