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Short nose sturgeon | Miami Tours | June 29, 2015

Posted by Manny Miami on 29th Jun 2015

The short-nosed sturgeon has a brown, tan or bluish-black body and a whitish belly. It has no scales, but five rows of bony plates, called scutes, cover its head and body: one along the back, one along either side and two along the belly. It grows very slowly, eventually reaching about 4.5 feet in length and weighing 50 pounds. Read more