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Special Press Release

For the Press

Press Contact:
Chris Dudley - 305-456-1625 - chrisdudley@earthlink.net

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Press Release as a PDF - 81k


High Resolution images

IMPORTANT! The following images are for use by the press only. The may only be used in conjunction with the related press release.

PIOS scientists

Caption:
PIOS scientists Phaedra Doukakis (left) and Ellen Pikitch (right) and Kazakh hatchery workers hold beluga sturgeon that was tagged and later returned to the Caspian Sea.

Photo Credit:
Shannon Crownover Courtesy of Caviar Emptor

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2,500 x 1,900 pixels - jpg - 2.99 mb

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beluga

Caption:
Beluga and other sturgeon caught in the Ural River, Kazakhstan, during spawning migration from Caspian Sea. These sturgeon were used for artificial reproduction to re-stock the sea.

Photo Credit:
Shannon Crownover Courtesy of Caviar Emptor

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21700 x 2,200 pixels - jpg - 3.15 mb

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Pikitch

Caption:
Pew Institute Scientist, Dr Ellen Pikitch holding beluga sturgeon that was tagged and later returned to the Caspian Sea.

Photo Credit:
Shannon Crownover Courtesy of Caviar Emptor

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2,500 x 1,900 pixels - jpg - 3.09 mb

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chart

Caption:
Range contraction in the Alabama sturgeon, S. suttkusi. The light grey is the current range of the species. The species has experienced 85% range loss.

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S-suttkusi.eps in ZIP archive - 312k

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map

Caption:
Range contraction by river/basin - see legend

Details:
H_suso.eps in Zip Archive - 262k

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range map

Caption:
Range contraction by state/province - see legend.

Details:
A_fluvescens.eps in Zip Archive - 409k

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range sturgeon

Caption:
Range contraction by state for the shovelnose sturgeon, S. platorynchus. See legend for details.

Details:
S-platorynchus.eps in Zip Archive - 307k

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range europe

Caption:
Range contraction in the European sturgeon, A. sturio. This species formerly existed throughout Europe but is now found only in the circled locations.

Details:
A_sturio.eps in Zip Archive - 628k

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figure range

Caption:
Figure 1. Range and distribution of sturgeon and paddlefish populations.

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fig1fixed.eps in Zip Archive - 1.37 mb

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map caspian sea

Caption:
Figure 5. Caspian, Black, and Sea of Azov regional map showing principal spawning rivers. Hatch marks indicate river dams.

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Fig5.eps in Zip Archive - 217k

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