Upper Danube Life project
A new LIFE Project dedicated to the restoration on sterlet populations in the Upper Danube has been approved and the first version of the homepage for the LIFE- Sterlet project is finished and online. The hp will be updated regularly with news and new information (f.e. sturgeon identification guide etc.).
An English version will follow within the next month.
life sterlet website
1st Announcement Krasnodar ISM 2016 (International Sturgeon Meeting, 2016)
KRASNODAR 2016 INTERNATIONAL STURGEON MEETING (2016-ISM)
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
We are pleased to inform you that the State Regional Centre for Sturgeon Gene Pool Conservation “Kubanbioresursi” Ministry of Natural Recourses and Kuban Sturgeon Farming Institute (KIO Ltd.) supported by the World Sturgeon Conservation Society (WSCS), will organize the International Sturgeon Meeting focusing on problems of conservation and r...
News from the NASPS USA
Here some news highlighted by the NASPS:
Navy Sponsored Research Uncovers the Mystery of Atlantic Sturgeon
MDC CONFIRMS LAKE STURGEON NOW REPRODUCING IN MISSISSIPPI RIVER
Conservation netting, tagging paddlefish
Stocking Genesee River With Lake Sturgeon Helps Gauge River's Health
Sturgeon legals number increases, other indicators down
Annual effort tags 1,000 paddlefish for research
To help endangered fish, scientists now "listen" to river sed...
Chinese sturgeon could be extinct in 37 years
WSCS Board Meeting and General Assembly
WSCS 2016 Board Meeting and General Assembly
The 2016 Board Meeting and the General Assembly of the WSCS will take place between the 5th and the 8th April in Bordeaux, France.
The program is as follow:
Monday April 4th: Arrival
Tuesday 5th April: Board Meeting All day
Room “Atelier“ Irstea Gazinet Cestas
Wednesday 6th April: Workshop and GA meeting
Room reserved in Bordeaux for about 50 people
9 am to 4 pm Workshop “Post-Release Monitoring St...
DSTF strategy to protect sturgeons in the Danube
HIGH LEVEL EVENT TO DISCUSS THE STRATEGY TOWARDS THE EFFECTIVE PROTECTION OF THE STURGEONS IN THE DANUBE RIVER BASIN
Back to back with the regular meeting of the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR), a high level event was organized by the Danube Sturgeon Task Force (DSTF) and the EU Strategy for the Danube Region – Priority Area 06 (Biodiversity), with the ICPDR at the Vienna International Center, on 2 Dece...
World Fish Migration day 2016
On behalf of the World Fish Migration Platform, you are invited to join the 2nd World Fish Migration Day, to be held on the 21st of May 2016.
With WFMD2016 the WFMP hope to achieve a big impact on fish migration policies, measures and management, from local to global. Local events can be: celebration on a dam/weir removal, inauguration of a fishway or a river restoration project, special trainings/workshops, research activities in the field,...
Another A.naccarii caught in the River Po
Another big specimen of Acipenser naccarii has been caught by a fisherman (Yuri Grisendi) in the River Po, at Polesella (RO), on December 20. The sturgeon has been released after the sampling of a small piece of tissue for genetic analysis to identify its possible origin. Most probably this fish, like the previous one caught by the same fisherman, is a part of the stock of 2000 fingerlings released in 1992 by the Mantova province, progeny of a co...
News from NASPS
Here are some updates on North American sturgeons from NASPS:
On October 21st, more than 3,000 lake sturgeon were released into the French Broad River near Hot Springs, North Carolina...
To read more, click the following link
A 9 year old boy captured the attention of North ...
Gulf Sturgeon Bibliography
The Gulf sturgeon bibliography has been updated. Each citation contains a short list of key topics addressed to facilitate searches.
Please click on the following link
NASPS 2015 annual meeting
NASPS 2015 Annual Meeting
The 2015 NASPS Annual meeting was a huge success with 148 attendees, three workshops, 2.5 days of contributed papers that included 72 oral presentations given in concurrent sessions and forum discussions, and over 20 posters. The socials were incredibly fun with the sturgeon and paddlefish trivia contest, raffle and silent auction, good food and beverages, and great friends. The exchange of information and fosterin...
Big sturgeon caught in the Po river
A fisherman of wels catfish caught a big sturgeon in the Po, an Acipenser naccarii of about 2 m. Apparently the recovery actions and repopulations carried out in the past years have been successful. The results for these species are seen after many years.
ISS8 1st Announcement
ISS8 1st Announcement
The International Symposia on Sturgeon (ISS) are governed by the World Sturgeon Conservation Society (WSCS) and take place in a four year cycle in varying regions with importance for sturgeons and sturgeon biology. The next venue site for the 2017 event will be Vienna!
NASPS Newsletter 2.1-1
NASPS published the 2.1-1 newsletter
NASPS Newsletter 1.3
NASPS published the 3rd Issue of the 1st volume of the Newsletters
Potential record breaking fish, Yellow Lake
from Ryan Koenigs.
Attention Winnebago System Fisheries Enthusiasts:
The Winnebago System may not have a hook and line sturgeon fishery, but there are numerous waters in the state that do. One of the more heavily targeted fisheries is on Yellow Lake in Burnett County. The current state record (hook and line) lake sturgeon was caught on Yellow lake in 1979; weighing 170 pounds 10 oz and 79” long. Well 13 year old David Jacobson has a “fi...
NASPS online communication strategy
Online Communication Strategy for the North American Sturgeon and Paddlefish Society
Audience: Facebook users, LinkedIn users, Twitter users, and NASPS website viewers
NASPS Mission: Seeking to address current declines in sturgeon and paddlefish populations across North America, NASPS is dedicated to promoting the conservation and restoration of these species by developing and advancing research pertaining to their biology, management, an...
National Action Plan for sturgeons in Turkey
The five sturgeon species historically native to Turkish rivers and coastal waters......
The Action Plan Preamble and content
Election 2015 of the WSCS Board meeting completed
For the last three months , WSCS members had the opportunity to cast their vote on the election of the Board of Directors of WSCS fort he period 2015 -2019. The list of candidates and their CVs had been provided by circular letter to WSCS members and also had been posted on the website.
The ballots trickled in to the home office at an increasing rate the closer the deadline for the Board meet...
Sturgeon Industry alliance in China
Sturgeon industry alliance of China was established
Sturgeon industry alliance of China was formally established in the annual meeting of sturgeon committee which was held in Yuxi city, Hunan Province of China on May 6, 2015. Hangzhou Qiandaohu Xunlong Sci-tech Co.,LTD, Beijing Bio-tech Co.,LTD, Yunan Amur Sturgeon Group Company and Sichuan Runzhao Fishery Co.,LTD signed on the “Agreement of Sturgeon Industry Alliance of China” as the originato...