Construction of new rock spawning reefs will help Great Lakes native fish

Monday, May 14, 2012 - 08:02 in Earth & Climate

(Phys.org) -- The first of nine rock reefs is under construction in the St. Clair River delta northeast of Detroit. The goal of the project, which is led by Michigan Sea Grant, is to boost populations of lake sturgeon and other rare native fish by providing river-bottom rock structures where they can spawn.

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