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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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The critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD. These fish are seven years old and will be used as breeders starting between 15 and 20 years of age.

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A man photographs a critically endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) at the Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery in Yankton, SD.

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A flathead catfish (Pylodictis olivaris) at Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery, Yankton, South Dakota.

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A spiny softshell turtle (Apalone sinifera) at the aquarium at Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery.

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Pink salmon migrate upstream toward a spawning ground on Adak Island, Alaska.

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Pink salmon migrate upstream toward a spawning ground on Adak Island, Alaska.

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Pink salmon migrate upstream toward a spawning ground on Adak Island, Alaska.

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Pink salmon migrate upstream toward a spawning ground on Adak Island, Alaska.

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Pink salmon migrate upstream toward a spawning ground on Adak Island, Alaska.

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Pink salmon migrate upstream toward a spawning ground on Adak Island, Alaska.

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Cole Sartore warily eyes his father’s catch as they fish on a farm pond in Nebraska.

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Cole Sartore and his grandfather fish in a farm pond near Lincoln, NE.

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A boy and his grandfather go fishing in a Nebraska pond.

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