Shovel-nosed sturgeon

(Zool.) See Shovelnose (d).

See also: Sturgeon

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Larry Stark used green earthworms, found only along a 25-mile stretch of the Missouri River, to catch this shovel-nosed sturgeon in Nebraska.
Common names include billfish, duckbill cat, shovel-nosed sturgeon, spoonbill catfish and freshwater whale, a reference to the gill rakers which resemble the baleen in the mouth of a whale.