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Pallid Sturgeon

Pallid Sturgeon Pallid Sturgeon

New prehistoric residents arrived at the Fort Peck Interpretive Center on June 14 with a lot of help. Instead of having to swim almost 400 miles upstream, five pallid sturgeons caught a lift from Fort Peck Fish Hatchery manager Wade Geraets after living the first two years of their lives at the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery in North Dakota. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks-Region 6, Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery and USGS who all worked to get this special cargo transported. The Interpretive Center is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Friday through Monday this summer. Call 406-526-3493 for more information.

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