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Sturgeon Project Work Team - Objectives

Objectives of the Sturgeon Project Work Team include:

  • Encourage, facilitate, and assist development of research on life history, distribution, population dynamics, abundance, and ecology of Central Valley sturgeon.
  • Encourage, facilitate, and assist development of monitoring and research to evaluate the effects of water development/management and other stressors on Central Valley sturgeon.
  • Identify research questions and data gaps.
  • Provide technical review of sturgeon research, monitoring, and restoration proposals and recommendations on technical issues related to the protection, restoration, and management of sturgeon.
  • Promote dissemination of project updates, research results, and current literature among scientists, resource managers, restoration specialists, and constituent organizations.
  • Promote sustainable management of California’s sturgeon species.