Biologists monitor, tag sturgeon population in Hudson River

Scientists say they will be finished tagging by

Scientists say they will be finished tagging by the end of this year. (Credit: News 12 )

Biologists want to make sure the Tappan Zee Bridge construction project doesn't disturb the environment of endangered sturgeon in the Hudson River.

The New York State Thruway Authority has been tagging the fish as a way to monitor the population. Scientists have been tagging both the Atlantic sturgeon and the shortnose sturgeon since spring.

The goal of the tagging process is to determine...

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