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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Mystery of Florida's Giant Jumping Sturgeon Solved?

Published October 30, 2006
Ken Sulak, a biologist at the U.S. Geological Survey in Gainesville, Florida, thinks he has found the answer.

The sounds jumping sturgeons make are distinct from the sounds of other jumping fish, Sulak says. He believes the jumping is a form of communication that sturgeons use to connect with larger groups and maintain community cohesion.

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