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References for Atlantic Sturgeon Factsheet     

ASMFC (Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission). 1990. Interstate fishery management plan for
Atlantic sturgeon. Fisheries Management Report No. 17. Atlantic States Marine Fisheries
Commission, Washington, D.C. 73 p.

ASMFC. 1998. Amendment 1 to the interstate fishery management plan for Atlantic sturgeon.
Management Report No. 31, 43 p.

Atlantic Sturgeon Status Review Team. 2007. Status Review of Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus). Report to National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast RegionalOffice. February 23, 2007. 174 pp.

Caron, F., D. Hatin, and R. Fortin. 2002. Biological characteristics of adult Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser
) in the Saint Lawrence River estuary and the effectiveness of management rules. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 18:580-585.

Collette, B.B., and G. Klein-MacPhee. 2002. Atlantic halibut, Hippoglossus hippoglossus (Linnaeus 1758). In: B.B. Collette and G. Klein-MacPhee (eds). Bigelow and Schroeder’s fishes of the Gulf of Maine. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.

Collins, M.R., T.I.J. Smith, W.C. Post, and O. Pashuk. 2000. Habitat utilization and biological
characteristics of adult Atlantic sturgeon in two South Carolina rivers. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 129:982-988.

Dadswell, M. 2006. A review of the status of Atlantic sturgeon in Canada, with comparisons to
populations in the United States and Europe. Fisheries 31:218-229.

Kahnle, A.W., K.A. Hattala, K. McKown. In press. Status of Atlantic sturgeon of the Hudson River estuary,
New York, USA.  In: J. Munro, D. Hatin, K. McKown, J. Hightower, K. Sulak, A. Kahnle, and F. Caron (eds).  Proceedings of the symposium on anadromous sturgeon: Status and trend, anthropogenic impact, and essential habitat. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.

Mangin, E. 1964. Croissance en Longueur de Trois Esturgeons d'Amerique du Nord: Acipenser
Mitchill, Acipenser fulvescens, Rafinesque, et Acipenser brevirostris LeSueur. Verh. Int. Ver. Limnology 15:968-974.

National Marine Fisheries Service & U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1998. Atlantic Sturgeon Status Review. (

Peterson, D.L., M.B. Bain, and N. Haley. 2000. Evidence of declining recruitment of Atlantic sturgeon in
the Hudson River.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 20:231-238.

Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman. 1973. Freshwater fishes of Canada. Fisheries Research Board of
Canada Bulletin 184: 966 p.

Smith, T.I.J. 1985. The fishery, biology, and management of Atlantic sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrhynchus, in
North America. Environmental Biology of Fishes 14:61-72.

Stevenson, J.T., and D.H. Secor.  1999.  Age determination and growth of Hudson River Atlantic
sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrinchus. Fishery Bulletin 97:153-166.

Van Eenennaam, J. P., and S. I. Doroshov.  1998.  Effects of age and body size on gonadal development
of Atlantic sturgeon. Journal of Fish Biology 53:624-637. 

Vladykov, V. D. and J. R. Greely. 1963. Order Acipenseroidei. In: Fishes of Western North Atlantic. Sears
Foundation. Marine Research, Yale Univ. vol. 1 630 p.

Young, J. R., T. B. Hoff, W. P. Dey, and J. G. Hoff. 1988. Management recommendations for a Hudson
River Atlantic sturgeon fishery based on an age-structured population model. Fisheries Research in the Hudson River. State of University of New York Press, Albany, New York.  353 p.


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