Facts Summary: The Sand Sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus platorynchus) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "fishes" and found in the following area(s): United States. This species is also known by the following name(s): Shovelnose Sturgeon.
To Cite This Page:
Glenn, C. R. 2006. "Earth's Endangered Creatures - Sand Sturgeon Facts" (Online).
Accessed 6/19/2018 at http://earthsendangered.com/profile.asp?sp=12919&ID=9.
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