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August 10, 2011

Garrison Dam NFH | Pallid Sturgeon (08:14)

Host: Sarah Leon with Rob Holm

Garrison Dam (click to view larger)
Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery
Photo credit: Rob Holm/USFWS


Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery was originally established in 1957 to provide fish for recreational fishing. With many native fish species now struggling with changes in Missouri aquatic ecosystems, the hatchery's role has since changed to include maintaining migratory fishes, such as the paddlefish, and restoring endangered species, such as the pallid sturgeon.

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