Gulf Sturgeon, belonging to the family of Acipenseridae, is a large usually measures up to 5-7 ft in length. It is usually found in the Mexico Gulf region and its nearby areas.Sturgeon is very rare in nature and being anadromous in nature, can be sighted usually between February and April. Nearby estuaries and Mexico government has designed plans to conserve the about to be extinct species by forbidding the harvesting in off season and forming tributaries. Due to the loss of the gulf bays and other water bodies, the management of sturgeon conservation requires special means. The spawns of sturgeon are very hard to maintain because of their critical nutritional requirement and spoofing the needs is very elemental in order to maintain its spawn.
During their offshore breeding seasons, there are sightings of it jumps from the surface of the water. It have a very strong hinge region that helps them take a leap while in water. Some have been sighted to jump as long as 6 feet out of water. This characteristic is typical of this family and is especially amplified. Being a saltwater fish, Those are not the most widely sought after delicacies on table but still some parts of the States and Mexico have developed a taste for it. Their migratory pattern is somewhat unique and typical of Sturgeons.
As summer approaches, This species move from Gulf of Mexico to upper waters where they can find more fresh water and have ample substrata for them to feed and maintain a habitat. The major portent for them is the construction of dams along the bay area and unchecked harvesting of mature fish for food and relish. Various conservation agencies have collaborated with state agencies to work and revive the ecologically opulence areas and its related water bodies.Tags: Spoofing, Sturgeon, Water Bodies