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Sturgeon Project Work Team

The Sturgeon Project Work Team encourages, facilitates, and coordinates sturgeon monitoring, research, and information dissemination, and provides a technical forum for Central Valley sturgeon issues.

Objectives of the 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.

The team meets quarterly.

Contact Information:
Alicia Seesholtz, DWR
Phone: (916) 376-9848

Zachary Jackson, USFWS
Phone: (209) 334-2968 x 408