A US researcher tosses an Atlantic sturgeon into the James River in Virginia. Photo: AP

Sturgeon, fish that once swam with dinosaurs, are fighting back from extinction as the US cleans up its waterways

  • The fish, which once crowded rivers around the US, were pushed to extinction a century ago as the nation’s appetite for caviar increased
  • But scientists in the past three decades have increasingly been finding sturgeon in places where they were thought to be long gone
Topic |   United States

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A US researcher tosses an Atlantic sturgeon into the James River in Virginia. Photo: AP
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