Conservationists released 8,000 Chinese sturgeon into the Yangtze River on Wednesday. Researchers from the Chinese Sturgeon Research Center said that introducing such a large amount of captive-bred sturgeon into their “original home” will help increase their survival rate, China News Service reported…Full-text article: China Daily Apr 2013

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  • Over the past 30 years, the Chinese Sturgeon Research Center has released more than 5 million Chinese sturgeon (Acipenser sinensis) back into the Yangtze River

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