Average life span in the wild: Males, 55 years; females, 150 years

Size: 6.5 ft (2 m)

Weight: Up to 200 lbs (90 kg)

Did you know? The lake sturgeon is often called a "living fossil," part of a family of fish that has existed for more than 135 million years.

Check out TWRA's excellent web page on the Lake Sturgeon right HERE

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