U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fishery Biologist Frank Parauka weighs a gulf sturgeon as Game Warden Frank Reid holds it steady on the scale. The men caught the fish in the Conecuh River South of Brewton as part of an effort to collect data on the endangered migratory species.
Gulf Sturgeon Research
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